DICOM PS3.3 2024a - Information Object Definitions

C.3.3 Visit Status Module

Table C.3-3 specifies the Attributes of the Visit Status Module, which are relevant to the Patient's stay with the healthcare provider.

Table C.3-3. Visit Status Module Attributes

Attribute Name


Attribute Description

Visit Status ID


Identifies the state of the Visit.

Defined Terms:


Created but not yet scheduled


Scheduled but not yet admitted


Patient admitted to institution


Patient Discharged

Current Patient Location


Describes the current known location of the Patient.

Patient's Institution Residence


Primary location where Patient resides (ward, floor, room, etc. or outpatient).

Visit Comments


User-defined comments about the Visit.

DICOM PS3.3 2024a - Information Object Definitions