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Event ID


Data Element ID: DE2
Name: Event ID
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Event-ID,ED
Definition: Uniquely identifies each event report at the provider.
Question: Event ID
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Administrative
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: N/A
Go-To Logic: N/A
Guide For Use: Each facility is required to assign a unique Event ID to each patient safety event or unsafe condition report. This Event ID will be used to uniquely identify an event or unsafe condition at the facility. It is important to ensure that the Event ID assigned to each event or unsafe condition is unique within the provider. The Common Formats Forms provide the ability to collect the Event ID on every form. When using the forms it is important to note that all forms pertaining to a single event report have the same unique Event ID.
Format: Refer to Common Formats Technical Specifications - Appendix A: Resource Workbook (Validation Tab)
HL7 Data Type: Encapsulated Data (ED)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 16
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: N/A
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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