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National patient identifiers by country

National patient identifiers by country

The list of national patient identification systems used in different countries.

Published on by Anton Vasetenkov

Different countries use different national patient identification schemes to identify patients in their healthcare systems.

The following table lists the national patient identifiers used in different countries.

CountryIdentification systemURIExample
AustraliaIndividual Healthcare Identifier (IHI)
New ZealandNational Health Index (NHI) number
United KingdomNHS Number

See also

List of national FHIR implementation guides
Implementation guides used by countries or specific regions.

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