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ADT A02

ADT A02: Transfer a patient

Overview

Records a patient transfer.

Relevant entities

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Update behaviour

Message Entity Matching Criteria Behaviour (Matched) Behaviour (Not Matched)
A02 [[Encounter]] [[Encounter.External Encounter ID]] as derived from PV1-19.1 The [[Encounter Event]] will be handled as indicated below. A new [[Encounter]] will be created with this message.
  [[Encounter Event]] Transfer [[Encounter Event]]s are not uniquely identifiable. N/A The transfer [[Encounter Event]] will be added to the [[Encounter]].

Definition

This is identical in format to the ADT A01, except that EVN-6 is used for the Message timestamp instead of PV1-44, as shown below:
 
Segment Field Component Description Example Data Model
EVN

Event Type
 

[ EVN-6 ]
Event Occurred
 


EVN-6.1 Event occurred 201508011200 [[Encounter Event.Timestamp]]

If not provided, MSH-7 will be used.
PV1



 

[ PV1-44 ]
Admit datetime. Timestamp of admission for the entire Encounter.
Ignored by an A02
  [ PV1-45 ]   Discharge datetime. Timestamp of discharge for the entire Encounter.   Ignored by an A02

Examples

MSH|^~\&|SendingApp|SendingFacility|HL7API|PKB|20160102101112||ADT^A02|ABC0000000001|P|2.4
PID|||9999999999^^^NHS^NH||Smith^John^Joe^^Mr||19700101|M|||My flat name^1, The Road^London^London^SW1A 1AA^GBR||john.smith@hotmail.com^NET~01234567890^PRN~07123456789^PRS|john.smith@company.com^NET~01234098765^WPN||||||||||||||||N|
EVN||||||201508011100|
PV1|1|I|^^^^^^^^My Ward||||^Jones^Stuart^James^^Dr^|^Smith^William^^^Dr^|^Foster^Terry^^^Mr^||||||||||V00001|||||||||||||||||||||||||201508011000|201508011200

Response

PKB will respond with a standard HL7 acknowledgement.
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