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Device identifier(s)


Data Element ID: DE168
Name: Device identifier(s)
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Device-Identifier,CD
Definition: The device identifier.
Question: Which of the following identifiers are known?
Multiple Choice: Yes
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: Added A2313 (b) "Software version", A8253 (c) "Firmware version", and A857 (i) "Asset tag" to the answer value set;
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Model number' means the exact model number found on the device label or accompanying packaging of the product.
'Software version' is the version/release identifier of the software in use as published by the software manufacturer.
'Firmware version' is the version/release identifier of the firmware as published by the hardware manufacturer.
'Serial number' means the identifying number found on the device label or accompanying packaging that is assigned by the manufacturer and should be specific to each device.
'Lot or batch number' means the unique lot number used in the event of a recall identifying each manufacturing batch.
'Other unique product identifier' means a unique product identifier beyond those already listed that identifies the device through distribution and use, and may include information on the lot or serial number.
'Unique device identifier' (UDI) is a unique identifier to be specified by the FDA under regulations that have yet to be promulgated.
'Asset tag' is the identifying number found on a barcoded tag affixed to the device assigned by the issuing organization to track items.
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
A825 a Model number 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2313 b Software version 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A8253 c Firmware version 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A828 d Serial number 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A831 e Lot or batch number 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A834 f Other unique product identifier 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A837 g Date of expiration 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A840 h Unique Device Identifier 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A857 i Asset tag 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A843 j No identifiers known 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: Answer Value clarification
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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