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Patient date of birth


Data Element ID: DE47
Name: Patient date of birth
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Patient-DOB,TS
Definition: Documentation of the month, day, and year the patient was born.
Question: Patient's Date of Birth:
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: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident.
Enter the patient's date of birth.
This information is not transmitted to the Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD).
Format: Refer to Common Formats Technical Specifications - Appendix A: Resource Workbook (Validation Tab)
HL7 Data Type: Point in Time (TS)
Data Type: Date/Time
Maximum Length: 24
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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