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Definition

activity intended directly or indirectly to improve or maintain a health state

 

This is an abstract item and should be implemented through one of the concrete specialisations

Term: healthcare activity; 
Plural: healthcare activities; 

Notes

NOTE 1 Each specialization of this concept represents healthcare activities performed by a specialization of healthcare actor.

NOTE 2 Different types of healthcare activity elements (e.g. healthcare investigation or healthcare treatment) may be performed during a healthcare activity.

NOTE 3 See the concepts healthcare provider activity, self-care activity, healthcare third party activity and automated healthcare when it comes to the recording of information that are the result of healthcare activities (e.g. ratified observations).

Examples

EXAMPLE A blood pressure measurement completed by a qualified nurse including the healthcare activity elements of taking, documenting and evaluation.

Diagrammatic representation

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1..* 0..* requires ► 1..* 1..* ◄ requires 1 1..* 1 1..* 1 ◄ is performed during 1..* 1 is performed for ► 0..* 1 ◄ initiated during 0..* 1 ◄ terminated during 0..* 0..* ◄ reviewed during 0..* 1..* 1 1..* ◄ relates to the provision of 1..* 1..* ◄ targets 1..* 1 1..* 0..* ◄ is recorded in 0..* 1..* is accessed during ► 0..* 1..* 0..* 1..* manages ► 1 1..* 0..* 1..* ◄ evaluates aspects of adverse event management: set of healthcare activities performed in response to an adverse event adverse event management healthcare resource: resource needed to perform healthcare activities healthcare resource healthcare resource management: activities to direct and control the supply and use of the healthcare resources required to perform healthcare activities healthcare resource management healthcare evaluation: healthcare activity element where aspects of at least one other healthcare activity element is evaluated healthcare evaluation healthcare activity element: element of healthcare activity that addresses one type of purpose healthcare activity element healthcare activity management: healthcare activity element during which the status of healthcare activities in a care plan are changed healthcare activity management healthcare activities bundle: set of healthcare activities healthcare activities bundle health record: data repository regarding the health and healthcare of a subject of care health record healthcare process: set of interrelated or interacting healthcare activities which transforms inputs into outputs healthcare process healthcare goal: desired achievement of one or more healthcare activities, considered as an intermediate operational step to reach a specific health objective healthcare goal healthcare commitment: acceptance of a healthcare mandate by the healthcare actor to whom it is assigned healthcare commitment care plan: dynamic, personalized plan including identified needed healthcare activities, health objectives and healthcare goals, relating to one or more specified health issues in a healthcare process care plan automated healthcare: method of delivering healthcare initiated by a responsible healthcare actor and thereafter delivered automatically by an automatic medical device automated healthcare subject of care: healthcare actor with a person role; who seeks to receive, is receiving, or has received healthcare subject of care healthcare activity: activity intended directly or indirectly to improve or maintain a health state healthcare activity self-care activity: healthcare activity performed by the subject of care self-care activity healthcare provider activity: healthcare activity performed by a healthcare provider healthcare provider activity healthcare activity period: time interval during which healthcare activities are performed for a subject of care healthcare activity period healthcare third party activity: healthcare activity performed by a healthcare third party healthcare third party activity
healthcare activity

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UML style

Entity - relationship (crows feet)

Required associations

one or more healthcare activities is performed during exactly one healthcare activity period
one or more healthcare activities is performed for exactly one subject of care
one or more healthcare activities targets one or more healthcare goals
exactly one healthcare activity one or more healthcare activity elements
one or more healthcare activities requires one or more healthcare resources

Optional associations

one or more healthcare activities up to one healthcare process
a number of healthcare activities up to one healthcare activity
up to one healthcare activity a number of healthcare activities
one or more healthcare activities is recorded in a number of health records
one or more healthcare activities requires a number of healthcare resource managements
a number of automated healthcares initiated during exactly one healthcare activity
a number of automated healthcares terminated during up to one healthcare activity
a number of automated healthcares reviewed during a number of healthcare activities
a number of healthcare activity managements manages one or more healthcare activities
a number of healthcare evaluations evaluates aspects of one or more healthcare activities
up to one adverse event management one or more healthcare activities
a number of care plans one or more healthcare activities
a number of healthcare activities bundles one or more healthcare activities
up to one healthcare commitment relates to the provision of one or more healthcare activities
a number of health records is accessed during one or more healthcare activities