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Unique device identifier


Data Element ID: DE189
Name: Unique device identifier
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Device-Unique device identifier (UDI),ED
Definition: The Unique Device Identifier (UDI).
Question: What is the Unique Device Identifier (UDI)?
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: Changed the Data Element Question from "What is the 'Unique Device Identifier' (UDI)?" to "What is the Unique Device Identifier (UDI)?" removing the quotes around Unique Device Identifier;
Changed Maximum Length of characters from "100" to "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Enter the UDI, when available.
This information will not be forwarded to the Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD).
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Encapsulated Data (ED)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 2000
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
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: http://www.fda.gov/medicaldevices/deviceregulationandguidance/uniquedeviceidentification/default.htm
Rationale for Change: Data Element Question;
Answer Value clarification;
Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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