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Related concepts

healthcare actor
organization or person participating in healthcare
healthcare employment
contractual framework between a healthcare personnel and a healthcare organization describing the roles and responsibilities assigned to that healthcare personnel
healthcare organization
healthcare provider having an organization role
healthcare personnel
individual healthcare actor having a person role in a healthcare organization
healthcare professional
healthcare personnel having a healthcare professional entitlement recognized in a given jurisdiction
healthcare professional entitlement
registered authorization given to a person in order to allow the person to have or perform specific roles in healthcare
healthcare provider
healthcare actor that is able to be assigned one or more care period mandates
healthcare supporting organization
healthcare third party having organizational role
healthcare third party
healthcare actor other than a healthcare provider or the subject of care
next of kin
person role being either the closest living relative of the subject of care or identified as the one he has a close relationship with
organizational role
role undertaken by an organization
other carer
healthcare third party having person role
subject of care
healthcare actor with a person role; who seeks to receive, is receiving, or has received healthcare
subject of care proxy
healthcare third party having person role with the right to take decisions on behalf of the subject of care

UML class diagram

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0..* 0..* ◄ provides 1 0..* expresses ► 0..* 1 has the right to take decisions on behalf of ► 1..* 0..* ◄ performs 1..* 0..* ◄ is responsible for 0..* 1..* is issued by ► 1 1 has ► 1 0..* participates in ► 1 0..* has or has had ► 1 0..* expresses ► 1 0..* identifies or states ► 1 0..* is 1 0..* is ► 1..* 1 concerns ► 0..* 0..* maintains ► 0..* 0..* has 0..* 1..* supports ► 1..* 1..* ◄ participates in 1..* 1..* ◄ seeks to receive, is receiving, or has received 1..* 0..* ◄ expresses 1 0..* ◄ sends out 0..* 0..* ◄ makes decisions assisted by 1..* 0..* ◄ defines 1 0..* ◄ is responsible for 1..* 0..* ◄ applies 1..* 0..* ◄ has observed 1..* 0..* ◄ describes 0..* 1 ◄ is assigned to 1 1 has ► 0..* 0..* ◄ is expressed by 1 0..* gives ► 1 0..* gives ► 1 0..* states ► 1 0..* states ► 1..* 1 ◄ is performed for 0..* 1 ◄ is caused by 1..* 1..* ◄ performs 0..* 1 has ► 1 0..* maintains ► 1..* 1 concerns 0..* 1 ◄ is expressed by 1 1 has ► 1 0..* performs ► 1..* 1 ◄ concerns 1..* 1 ◄ is performed for 1 0..* ◄ sends out 1 0..* ◄ receives 1 0..* ◄ receives 1 0..* has ► 1 0..* assigns ► healthcare funds: resource provided for funding healthcare delivery healthcare funds healthcare personnel: individual healthcare actor having a person role in a healthcare organization healthcare personnel subject of care desire: desire expressed by the subject of care or the subject of care proxy regarding the performance of certain healthcare activities subject of care desire health need: deficit in the current health state compared to aspects of a desired future health state health need contact: interaction between a subject of care and one or more healthcare personnel contact 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 consent competence: capability of the subject of care and/or the subject of care proxy to give informed consent or dissent consent competence healthcare third party activity: healthcare activity performed by a healthcare third party healthcare third party activity subject of care preference delay: healthcare activity delay by the preference of the subject of care, where there is neither a health condition delay nor a resource delay subject of care preference delay self-care activity: healthcare activity performed by the subject of care self-care activity healthcare process: set of interrelated or interacting healthcare activities which transforms inputs into outputs healthcare process dissent: refusal to permit specific healthcare activities to be performed dissent informed consent: permission to perform healthcare activities, voluntarily given by a subject of care having consent competence, or by a subject of care proxy, after having been informed about the purpose and the possible results of the healthcare activities informed consent personal health record: health record held and maintained by the subject of care or a subject of care proxy personal health record health record: data repository regarding the health and healthcare of a subject of care health record reason for demand for care: subject of care or a subject of care proxy's perception of health needs motivating a demand for care reason for demand for care healthcare activity: activity intended directly or indirectly to improve or maintain a health state healthcare activity health state: physical and mental functions, body structure, personal factors, activity, participation and environmental aspects as the composite health of a subject of care health state 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 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 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 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 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 health thread: defined association between healthcare matters as determined by one or more healthcare actors health thread 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 clinical report: health record extract conveying specifically focused healthcare information in order to fulfil current information needs of the recipient clinical report demand for care: demand for healthcare provider activities expressed by a healthcare actor demand for care subject of care proxy: healthcare third party having person role with the right to take decisions on behalf of the subject of care subject of care proxy next of kin: person role being either the closest living relative of the subject of care or identified as the one he has a close relationship with next of kin healthcare: care activities, services, management or supplies related to the health of an individual healthcare healthcare provider: healthcare actor that is able to be assigned one or more care period mandates healthcare provider subject of care: healthcare actor with a person role; who seeks to receive, is receiving, or has received healthcare subject of care healthcare third party: healthcare actor other than a healthcare provider or the subject of care healthcare third party role: function or position role organization: unique framework of authority within which a person or persons act, or are designated to act towards some purpose organization organizational role: role undertaken by an organization organizational role healthcare supporting organization: healthcare third party having organizational role healthcare supporting organization person role: role of a person person role person: human being regarded as an individual person organizational pattern: relationships between the various parts of an organization organizational pattern other carer: healthcare third party having person role other carer healthcare actor: organization or person participating in healthcare healthcare actor
Figure 2 Concepts related to healthcare actors - part 1
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1..* 0..* participates in ► 1 0..* ◄ performs 1 1..* ◄ is responsible for 1..* 0..* performs ► 1 1..* ◄ is able to be assigned 1 1..* has ► 1..* 0..* has ruled out ► 1..* 0..* has determined ► 1 1..* has part ► 0..* 1..* ◄ provides 1 1..* ◄ states 1 1..* ◄ has care period mandate for 1 1..* accepts or denies ► 0..* 0..* manages 1 1..* receives ► 1 0..* ◄ is responsible for 1 0..* ◄ manages 1..* 0..* maintains 1 1..* ◄ performs 1..* 0..* ◄ adopts 1 0..* manages ► 1 0..* issues ► 1..* 0..* identifies ► 0..* 1 ◄ is prescribed by 0..* 1 ◄ is prescribed by 1 0..* ◄ arranges 1..* 1..* ◄ performs 1 1 ◄ has 0..* 1 ◄ is identified by 1 0..* issues ► 1 0..* has ratified ► 1 0..* is responsible for ► contact: interaction between a subject of care and one or more healthcare personnel contact healthcare needs assessment: healthcare assessment during which a healthcare professional considers a subject of care’s health need and determines the needed healthcare activities healthcare needs assessment healthcare resource management: activities to direct and control the supply and use of the healthcare resources required to perform healthcare activities healthcare resource management working diagnosis: considered condition that one or more healthcare professionals have determined to be the most consistent with the currently known observed conditions working diagnosis excluded condition: considered condition that one or more healthcare professionals have determined not to be consistent with the known observed conditions excluded condition healthcare actor: organization or person participating in healthcare healthcare actor initial contact: contact during which a clinical process is initiated initial contact prescribed third party activity: healthcare third party activity prescribed by a healthcare professional prescribed third party activity prescribed self-care: self-care activity prescribed by a healthcare professional prescribed self-care request: demand for care where a healthcare professional asks a healthcare provider to perform one or more healthcare provider activities request healthcare information for import: healthcare information that is a candidate for import into a professional health record after a healthcare professional has confirmed its clinical relevance to that professional health record healthcare information for import prognostic condition: potential health condition representing the expected course of a health state as assessed by healthcare professionals prognostic condition professionally assessed condition: observed condition assessed by a healthcare professional concerning the genesis, the course, the severity or the impact of the health state professionally assessed condition referral: demand for care where a healthcare professional asks a healthcare provider to state a healthcare commitment for a care period mandate referral healthcare activity period: time interval during which healthcare activities are performed for a subject of care healthcare activity period healthcare resource: resource needed to perform healthcare activities healthcare resource core care plan: reusable content and structure for a potential care plan for a specified set of circumstances core care plan healthcare quality management: coordinated activities to direct and control a healthcare organization with regard to quality healthcare quality management healthcare provider activity: healthcare activity performed by a healthcare provider healthcare provider activity healthcare activity directory: directory of the healthcare activities offered by a healthcare provider healthcare activity directory professional health record: health record held under the responsibility of one healthcare provider and maintained by one or several healthcare professionals professional health record episode of care: health related period during which healthcare activities are performed to address one health issue as identified by one healthcare professional[ episode of care resource delay: healthcare activity delay caused by resource constraints where there is no health condition delay resource delay demand for care: demand for healthcare provider activities expressed by a healthcare actor demand for care care period mandate: healthcare mandate commissioning a mandated period of care care period mandate 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 commitment: acceptance of a healthcare mandate by the healthcare actor to whom it is assigned healthcare commitment healthcare: care activities, services, management or supplies related to the health of an individual healthcare healthcare employment: contractual framework between a healthcare personnel and a healthcare organization describing the roles and responsibilities assigned to that healthcare personnel healthcare employment healthcare personnel: individual healthcare actor having a person role in a healthcare organization healthcare personnel healthcare provider: healthcare actor that is able to be assigned one or more care period mandates healthcare provider healthcare organization: healthcare provider having an organization role healthcare organization healthcare professional: healthcare personnel having a healthcare professional entitlement recognized in a given jurisdiction healthcare professional healthcare professional entitlement: registered authorization given to a person in order to allow the person to have or perform specific roles in healthcare healthcare professional entitlement organizational role: role undertaken by an organization organizational role person role: role of a person person role
Figure 3 Concepts related to healthcare actors - part 2

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