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Reporter type


Data Element ID: DE81
Name: Reporter type
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Reporter-Type,CD
Definition: Determination of who reported the event or unsafe condition.
Question: Who reported the event or unsafe condition?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Summary of Initial Report (SIR)
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Changed A291 from "Healthcare worker, including liaison officer, patient transport/retrieval personnel, assistant/orderly, clerical/administrative personnel, domestic/hotel service personnel, interpreter/translator, technical/laboratory personnel, pastoral care personnel, or biomedical engineer" to "Healthcare worker, including nursing assistant, patient transport/ retrieval personnel, assistant/ orderly, clerical/ administrative personnel, interpreter/ translator, technical/ laboratory personnel, pastoral care personnel, biomedical engineer, housekeeping, maintenance, patient care assistant, or administrator/ manager" and A297 (d) from "Patient/relative/volunteer/caregiver/home assistant" to "Patient, family member, volunteer, caregiver, or home assistant" in the answer value set;
Added UNK (e) "Unknown" and A66 (f) "Other: Please specify" to the answer value set;
Removed A300 (e) "Anonymous or unknown" from the answer value set;
Added Maximum Length of characters for free text of "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: No further information provided
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4 (2000 for free text associated with 'Other: Please specify' response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A288 a Healthcare professional 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A291 b Healthcare worker, including nursing assistant, patient transport/ retrieval personnel, assistant/ orderly, clerical/ administrative personnel, interpreter/ translator, technical/ laboratory personnel, pastoral care personnel, biomedical engineer, housekeeping, maintenance, patient care assistant, or administrator/ manager 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A294 c Emergency service personnel, including police officer, fire fighter, or other emergency service officer 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A297 d Patient, family member, volunteer, caregiver, or home assistant 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK e Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
A66 f Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
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: The International Classification for Patient Safety (ICPS) Taxonomy for Patient Safety 2009 (v1.1)

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Rationale for Change: Answer Value clarification;
Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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