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desired achievement of one or more healthcare activities, considered as an intermediate operational step to reach a specific health objective


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: healthcare goal; 
Plural: healthcare goals; 


NOTE A healthcare goal could be expressed as one or several target conditions to be reached within a specified date and time.



Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - healthcare goal

Required associations

one or more healthcare activities targets one or more healthcare goals
one or more care plans targets one or more healthcare goals
one or more healthcare goals contributes to achievement of one or more health objectives

Optional associations

a number of target conditions represents a number of healthcare goals
a number of health approaches addresses exactly one healthcare goal


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