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Definition

time interval during which healthcare activities are performed for a subject of care

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: healthcare activity period; 
Plural: healthcare activity periods; 
Deprecated term: contact; 

Notes

NOTE In EN 13940-1:2007 contact was the preferred term for this concept.

Examples

UML class diagram

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1 1..* ◄ has part 1..* 1..* has part 1 1 takes place during ► 1 0..* manages ► 1..* 1 ◄ has part 1..* 1 is performed during ► 0..* 1..* is accessed during ► clinical process episode: health related period that includes all healthcare activity periods in one clinical process clinical process episode healthcare activity: activity intended directly or indirectly to improve or maintain a health state healthcare activity health related period: time interval related to the health of a subject of care and/or the provision of healthcare for that subject of care health related period self-care period: healthcare activity period where prescribed self-care is performed self-care period contact period: healthcare activity period during which a contact occurs contact period indirect healthcare activity period: healthcare activity period without the involvement of the subject of care indirect healthcare activity period health record: data repository regarding the health and healthcare of a subject of care health record healthcare appointment: appointment for a contact healthcare appointment healthcare professional: healthcare personnel having a healthcare professional entitlement recognized in a given jurisdiction healthcare professional healthcare activity period: time interval during which healthcare activities are performed for a subject of care healthcare activity period healthcare activity period element: part of a healthcare activity period during which one health issue is specifically addressed healthcare activity period element mandated period of care: set of healthcare activity periods where a healthcare provider is mandated to perform the healthcare activities required to address specific health needs mandated period of care
healthcare activity period

Required associations

one or more healthcare activity periods has part one or more mandated periods of care
one or more healthcare activity period elements has part exactly one healthcare activity period
one or more healthcare activities is performed during exactly one healthcare activity period
exactly one healthcare professional manages a number of healthcare activity periods

Optional associations

up to one clinical process episode has part one or more healthcare activity periods
exactly one healthcare activity period takes place during up to one healthcare appointment
a number of health records is accessed during one or more healthcare activity periods


The representation of a model conforming to the international standard ISO 13940 available through this site is provided by Oughtibridge Ltd.  It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.  This work is based on a UML model prepared by Torbjørn Nystadnes of the Norwegian Directorate of Health, a subordinate agency of the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services.