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Report type


Data Element ID: DE3
Name: Report type
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Report-Type,CD
Definition: The patient safety event or unsafe condition that is being reported.
Question: What is being reported?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Healthcare Event Reporting Form (HERF)
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: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: There are three mutually exclusive types of patient safety concerns.
An incident is a patient safety concern that reaches the patient, whether or not the patient suffers harm from the incident.
A near miss is a patient safety concern that does not reach the patient.
Incidents and near misses are also referred to as patient safety events.
An unsafe condition, the third type of patient safety concern, is a circumstance that increases the probability that a patient safety event will occur; an unsafe condition is not referred to as a patient safety event.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 2
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A3 a Incident: A patient safety event that reached the patient, whether or not the patient was harmed. 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A6 b Near Miss: A patient safety event that did not reach the patient. 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A9 c Unsafe Condition: Any circumstance that increases the probability of a patient safety event. 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
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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