Thing > MedicalEntity > HealthcareProfessional

Any person working in healthcare settings. This includes healthcare providers but also data reporters, and others
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from HealthcareProfessional
caredPerson Patient Specifying a person (typically a patient) receiving services from the health care professional during a caring event.
drugDispensation Specifying an drug dispensation event i.e the event of delivering the drug to the patient at pharmacy. This is different to the drug administration
drugPreparation Specifying a drug preparation used in a procedure, typically prepared for a patient from one or multiple drug packages
medicalIdentifier Number Specifying the identification number of a medical entity like care provider identifier number, patient identifier etc.
medicalSubSpecialty MedicalSubSpeciality Specifying the medical sub-specialty of a healthcare provider
prescribingProcedure PrescribingProcedure Specifying a prescribing procedure resource for a patient or a person. This property is linking a patient or a provider to the procedure. The procedure has as an output a prescription.
Properties from MedicalEntity
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
belongsTo MedicalEntity Specifying a resource to which another resource belongs. Typically here it's used to link a medicalRecord to the Patient where isPartOf can't be used'. e.g :MedicalRecord schema:belongsTo :Patient
bodyPosition Specifying a position of human body or anatomical entity in given space e.g. Supine body position, standing position, sitting position etc.
causalityStatus MedicalEntity Causality score or ranking following a codified system (like HL7 causalityExpectation) or not.
code MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
dateTime DateTime Specifying an instant of something. Typically derived from W3C Time Ontology this describes a point in time when an event or action occurs.
guideline MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
interval QuantitativeValue Typically derived from W3C Time Ontology this describes a time interval when an event or action occurs.
medicalDepartment MedicalDepartment Specifying the medical department where a procedure or a care event is taking place or attended by a patient.
medicalScore MedicalScore Specifying a medical score resource
medicineSystem MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
physiologicalRole PhysiologicalEntity Specifying any physiological role of something
playsRole MedicalEntity Specifying the role played by an agent
possibleCause MedicalEntity Specifying a possible cause of something
rankOrder Number The rank order number of something. Typically used together with schema:numerator and schema:denominator. eg. refill number 4 out of 10.
recognizingAuthority Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
relevantSpecialty MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
severity Severity Specifying a severity evaluation of a disease: typically by classification resource or ranking scale: mild, moderate, severe, life threatening or fatal
study MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
totalValue Number Total number of something.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image ImageObject  or
URL of an image of the item.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.

Instances of HealthcareProfessional may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
careProvider CaringEvent  or
Patient  or
Specifying a person, medical organization, or unit care-provider for any health care services
drugDispensator Patient  or
Health care professional entitled to deliver drugs on prescription to the end-consumer (pharmacist).
encounterProvider MedicalEncounter specifying the provider of the medical encounter
referringPhysician Patient A healthcare provider referring a patient to another healthcare provider.
treatingPhysician CaringEvent  or
Specifying a specific physician assigned to the patient as specific or individual healthcare provider.

More specific Types
  • DataReporter
  • HealthcareProvider
  • ResearchPersonnel

    Schema Version 1.8