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Incident preventability


Data Element ID: DE99
Name: Incident preventability
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Incident-Preventability,CD
Definition: Determination of how preventable the incident was.
Question: How preventable was the incident?
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.
Base your answer on the information available to you at the time of this report. It is anticipated that in some cases root cause analysis may reveal further information that will lead to a reconsideration of this issue.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A357 a Almost certainly could have been prevented 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A360 b Likely could have been prevented 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A363 c Likely could not have been prevented 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A366 d Almost certainly could not have been prevented 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A369 e Provider does not make this determination by policy 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK f Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
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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