DICOM PS3.3 2016b - Information Object Definitions

10.15 Issuer of Patient ID Macro

Table 10-18 describes the attributes for identifying the source of Patient ID (0010,0020).

These attributes are equivalent to components of the HL7 v2 Extended Composite ID with Check Digit (CX) data type (see HL7 v2 Chapter 2.A.14), as used in the HL7 v2 PID-3 Patient Identifier List field.

Table 10-18. Issuer of Patient ID Macro Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Issuer of Patient ID

(0010,0021)

3

Identifier of the Assigning Authority (system, organization, agency, or department) that issued the Patient ID.

Note

Equivalent to HL7 v2 CX component 4 subcomponent 1.

Issuer of Patient ID Qualifiers Sequence

(0010,0024)

3

Attributes specifying or qualifying the identity of the issuer of the Patient ID, or scoping the Patient ID.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>Universal Entity ID

(0040,0032)

3

Universal or unique identifier for the Patient ID Assigning Authority. The authority identified by this attribute shall be the same as that of Issuer of Patient ID (0010,0021), if present.

Note

Equivalent to HL7 v2 CX component 4 subcomponent 2 (Universal ID).

>Universal Entity ID Type

(0040,0033)

1C

Standard defining the format of the Universal Entity ID (0040,0032). Required if Universal Entity ID (0040,0032) is present.

Note

Equivalent to HL7 v2 CX component 4 subcomponent 3 (Universal ID Type).

See Section 10.14 for Defined Terms.

>Identifier Type Code

(0040,0035)

3

Type of Patient ID. Refer to HL7 v2 Table 0203 for Defined Terms.

Note

Equivalent to HL7 v2 CX component 5 (Identifier Type Code).

>Assigning Facility Sequence

(0040,0036)

3

The place or location identifier where the identifier was first assigned to the patient. This component is not an inherent part of the identifier but rather part of the history of the identifier.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

Note

Equivalent to HL7 v2 CX component 6 (Assigning Facility).

>>Include Table 10-17 “HL7v2 Hierarchic Designator Macro Attributes”

>Assigning Jurisdiction Code Sequence

(0040,0039)

3

The geo-political body that assigned the patient identifier. Typically a code for a country or a state/province. Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

Note

Equivalent to HL7 v2 CX component 9 (Assigning Jurisdiction).

>>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

Baseline CID 5001 “Countries” for country codes.

>Assigning Agency or Department Code Sequence

(0040,003A)

3

The agency or department that assigned the patient identifier. Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

Note

Equivalent to HL7 v2 CX component 10 (Assigning Agency or Department).

>>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

No Baseline CID is defined.


DICOM PS3.3 2016b - Information Object Definitions