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NQF serious reportable event

Data Element ID: DE109
Name: NQF serious reportable event
Version: Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Event_NQF-Serious reportable event,CD
Definition: Determination if the event was an NQF Serious Reportable Event.
Question: Was the event a National Quality Forum (NQF) Serious Reportable Event?
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: N/A
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident or a near miss.
The fact that an event is not an NQF Serious Reportable Event does not mean it should not be reported using the AHRQ Common Formats. The Common Formats cover not only incidents resulting in serious adverse consequences, but also incidents that result in lesser degrees of, or no, harm; near misses; and unsafe conditions.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 3
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A15 a Yes 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A18 b No 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 04/03/2012
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: 04/03/2012
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