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Ergonomics or human/device interface issue(s)

Data Element ID: DE549
Name: Ergonomics or human/device interface issue(s)
Version: Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Issues-Interface_Ergonomics,CD
Definition: Determination of the ergonomics or human/device interface issue(s) involved in the HIT device event or unsafe condition.
Question: Which ergonomics or human/device interface issue(s)?
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: N/A
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: 5 (2000 for free text associated with 'Other: Please specify' response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A2400 a Hardware location (e.g., awkward placement for use) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A2397 b Data entry or selection (e.g., entry or selection of wrong patient, wrong provider, wrong drug, wrong dose) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A2403 c Information display or interpretation (e.g., font size, color of font, location of information in display screen) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A2394 d Alert fatigue/alarm fatigue 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A66 e Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
Effective Date: 04/03/2012
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: 04/03/2012
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