Terminology > Identifiers


The following names (URIs) may be used in the system element of the Identifier data type. If a URI is defined here, it SHALL be used in preference to any other identifying mechanism. If an identifier system is not listed here, the correct URI may be determined by working with the Standards team.

URI Display Name
http://ehealthontario.ca/fhir/NamingSystem/id-referral-chris CHRIS
https://fhir.infoway-inforoute.ca/NamingSystem/ca-on-patient-hcn Ontario, Canada Personal Health Number
https://caredove.com/fhir/NamingSystem/id-referral Caredove
http://ehealthontario.ca/fhir/NamingSystem/id-referral-hubly(TBD) Hubly
https://fhir.infoway-inforoute.ca/NamingSystem/ca-indigenous-northern-affairs-number Band Number
https://fhir.infoway-inforoute.ca/NamingSystem/ca-on-license-physician College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
https://fhir.infoway-inforoute.ca/NamingSystem/ca-on-health-care-facility-id FCN - Facility Number Ontario Organization Identifiers assigned by the Ministry of Health
https://fhir.infoway-inforoute.ca/NamingSystem/ca-on-provider-upi UPI - Unique Provider Identifier Unique Provider Identifier

Code System Identifiers

URI Display Name Description
https://ehealthontario.ca/fhir/CodeSystem/communication-barrier CommunicationBarrier Contains codes required to identify if the patient speaks/understands an offical language (english/french), or if she/he does not and an interpretor is required.
https://ehealthontario.ca/fhir/CodeSystem/communication-category CommunicationCategory Codes for general categories of communications
https://fhir.infoway-inforoute.ca/CodeSystem/snomedctcaextension ConditionCode Represents the ‘Most Commonly Used’ clinical problems, conditions, diagnoses, symptoms, findings and complaints, as interpreted by the provider
https://ehealthontario.ca/fhir/CodeSystem/message-event-code MessageEventCode Code that identifies the event this message represents and connects it with its definition. Events defined as part of the FHIR specification.Alternatively uri to the EventDefinition
http://ehealthontario.ca/fhir/CodeSystem/patient-contact-relationship PatientContactRelationship Types of personal relationships between two living subjects
https://fhir.infoway-inforoute.ca/CodeSystem/scptype HealthcareProviderRoleType A role type that is used to categorize an entity that delivers health care in an expected and professional manner to an entity in need of health care services. Examples: Registered Nurse, Chiropractor, Physician, Custodial Care Clinic.
https://ehealthontario.ca/fhir/CodeSystem/task-business-status TaskBusinessStatus Contains business-specific nuances of the business state
https://ehealthontario.ca/fhir/CodeSystem/task-code TaskCode Contains codes indicating the type of action that is expected to be performed