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Patient medical record number


Data Element ID: DE49
Name: Patient medical record number
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Patient-MRN,ED
Definition: The medical record number is organization specific. The number is used by the hospital as a systematic documentation of a patient's medical history and care during each hospital stay.
Question: Patient's Medical Record #:
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: Changed the Data Element Question from "Medical Record #:" to "Patient's Medical Record #:"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident.
Enter your facility's medical record number for the patient.
This information is not transmitted to the Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD).
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Encapsulated Data (ED)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 100
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: 04/03/2012
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: http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/app7-8.htm
Rationale for Change: Data Element Question clarification
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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