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Reason for linking


Data Element ID: DE113
Name: Reason for linking
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Linking-Reason,CD
Definition: Provides the reason for linking Common Formats Patient Safety event or unsafe condition reports.
Question: Reason for linking
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 Maximum Length of characters for free text from "500" to "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: If a Common Formats Patient Safety event or unsafe condition report is linked to another Common Formats Patient Safety event or unsafe condition report, select the applicable reason for linking of the reports. If the reason for linking is not one of the answer values provided with this data element, select "Other" and specify the reason for linking. If a Common Formats Patient Safety event or unsafe condition report is linked to more than one report, provide this data element for each additional linked report.
This data element is for electronic implementation only. It is not on the Common Formats paper form.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5 (2000 for free text associated with 'Other: Please specify' response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A2273 Linking more than one patient involved in an event 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2274 Linking more than one related event 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A66 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: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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