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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-25301

Add extension to Location for Wheelchair Access characteristic

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    • Type: Change Request
    • Status: Triaged (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Medium
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Specification:
      FHIR Core (FHIR)
    • Raised in Version:
      R4
    • Work Group:
      Patient Administration
    • Related Artifact(s):
      Location

      Description

      We need to be able to record some key physical accessibility characteristics about a location, for example:  Wheelchair accessible.  Other physical accessibility characteristics of the location could be: Handicap accessible, Easy access to public transportation, This need was identified in the context of a creating provider directory where the Location needs to include information about some of these key characteristics.  See the American Disabilities Act for additional background. 

      https://www.ada.gov/

      Also UV realm info on this topic is accessible here:

      https://www.who.int/gender-equity-rights/understanding/accessibility-definition/en/

      https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/91/8/13-125450/en/

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            Reporter:
            LisaRNelson Lisa R. Nelson
            Request in-person:
            Lenel James, Lisa R. Nelson
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