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Device event description


Data Element ID: DE156
Name: Device event description
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Event_Device-Description,CD
Definition: Determination of the best description of the event or unsafe condition.
Question: Which of the following best describes the event or unsafe condition?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Device or Medical/Surgical Supply, including Health Information Technology (HIT)
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Removed A994 (a) "Device failure" from the answer value set;
Added A753 (a) "Device defect or failure, including HIT" to the answer value set;
Changed A777 (b) from "Operator error" to "Use error" and A780 (c) from "Combination or interaction of device defect or failure and operator error" to "Combination or interaction of device defect or failure and use error" in the answer value set
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
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A753 a Device defect or failure, including HIT 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A777 b Use error 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A780 c Combination or interaction of device defect or failure and use error 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK d Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
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: Answer Value clarification
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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