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Definition

organization or person participating in healthcare

 

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

Term: healthcare actor; 
Plural: healthcare actors; 
Deprecated term: healthcare party; 

Notes

NOTE 1 The involvement of the healthcare actor will be either direct (for example, the actual provision of care), or indirect (for example, at organizational level).

NOTE 2 According to this definition, people or organizations responsible for the funding, payment, or reimbursement of healthcare provision are healthcare actors, as well as organizations responsible for healthcare delivery.

NOTE 3 In EN 13940-1:2007 healthcare party was the preferred term for this concept.

Examples

UML class diagram

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1..* 0..* performs ► 1..* 0..* is responsible for ► 0..* 1..* ◄ is issued by 0..* 0..* provides ► 1 0..* ◄ identifies or states 1 0..* is ► 1 0..* is ► 0..* 0..* ◄ makes decisions assisted by 1..* 0..* ◄ defines 1 0..* sends out ► 0..* 1 is assigned to ► 1 0..* is responsible for ► 1..* 0..* ◄ has observed 1..* 0..* ◄ describes 1..* 0..* ◄ applies 1..* 1..* participates in ► 1..* 0..* ◄ expresses 1 0..* sends out ► 1 0..* receives ► 1 0..* receives ► 1 0..* ◄ assigns healthcare personnel: individual healthcare actor having a person role in a healthcare organization healthcare personnel certificate related to a healthcare matter: official document issued by a healthcare actor attesting healthcare matters relating to a subject of care certificate related to a healthcare matter automated healthcare: method of delivering healthcare initiated by a responsible healthcare actor and thereafter delivered automatically by an automatic medical device automated healthcare healthcare activity element: element of healthcare activity that addresses one type of purpose healthcare activity element healthcare matter: representation of a matter related to the health of a subject of care and/or the provision of healthcare to that subject of care, as identified by one or more healthcare actors healthcare matter healthcare funds: resource provided for funding healthcare delivery healthcare funds organization: unique framework of authority within which a person or persons act, or are designated to act towards some purpose organization person: human being regarded as an individual person demand for care: demand for healthcare provider activities expressed by a healthcare actor demand for care healthcare: care activities, services, management or supplies related to the health of an individual healthcare 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 potential health condition: possible future or current health condition described by a healthcare actor potential health condition observed condition: health condition observed by a healthcare actor observed condition sharable data repository: data repository containing exclusively electronic health record extracts, accessible for duly authorized healthcare actors independent of their organizational affiliation and placed under the custody of a healthcare actor sharable data repository healthcare actor: organization or person participating in healthcare healthcare actor clinical guideline: set of systematically developed statements to assist the decisions made by healthcare actors about healthcare activities to be performed with regard to specified health issues clinical guideline health thread: defined association between healthcare matters as determined by one or more healthcare actors health thread healthcare information request: request sent out by a healthcare actor to another healthcare actor for specific healthcare information needed for the provision of healthcare to a subject of care healthcare information request clinical report: health record extract conveying specifically focused healthcare information in order to fulfil current information needs of the recipient clinical report healthcare mandate: mandate (commission) based on a commitment and either an informed consent or an authorization by law, defining the rights and obligations of one healthcare actor with regard to his involvement in healthcare processes performed for a specific subject of care healthcare mandate subject of care: healthcare actor with a person role; who seeks to receive, is receiving, or has received healthcare subject of care healthcare provider: healthcare actor that is able to be assigned one or more care period mandates healthcare provider healthcare third party: healthcare actor other than a healthcare provider or the subject of care healthcare third party
healthcare actor

Required associations

one or more healthcare actors participates in one or more healthcares

Optional associations

one or more healthcare actors defines a number of health threads
a number of healthcare mandates is assigned to exactly one healthcare actor
exactly one healthcare actor sends out a number of clinical reports
a number of healthcare actors makes decisions assisted by a number of clinical guidelines
one or more healthcare actors has observed a number of observed conditions
one or more healthcare actors describes a number of potential health conditions
a number of healthcare actors provides a number of healthcare fundss
exactly one healthcare actor identifies or states a number of healthcare matters
one or more healthcare actors is responsible for a number of automated healthcares
one or more healthcare actors performs a number of healthcare activity elements
one or more healthcare actors applies a number of care plans
up to one person is a number of healthcare actors
up to one organization is a number of healthcare actors
exactly one healthcare actor sends out a number of healthcare information requests
exactly one healthcare actor receives a number of clinical reports
exactly one healthcare actor receives a number of healthcare information requests
one or more healthcare actors expresses a number of demand for cares
exactly one healthcare actor assigns a number of healthcare mandates
a number of certificate related to a healthcare matters is issued by one or more healthcare actors
exactly one healthcare actor is responsible for a number of sharable data repositories
one or more healthcare actors is involved in a number of continuityies of care

Generalisations

healthcare actor

Specialisations

healthcare actor
    healthcare personnel
        healthcare professional
    healthcare third party
        subject of care proxy
        healthcare supporting organization
        other carer
    healthcare provider
        healthcare organization
        healthcare professional
    subject of care


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.