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Patient name


Data Element ID: DE46
Name: Patient name
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Patient-Name,ED
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Documentation of the patient´s first, middle and last name.
Question: Patient´s Name: First Middle Last
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Healthcare Event Reporting Form (HERF)
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Not applicable for this release
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident.
Enter the patient's first, middle and last names.
If you do not know the patient's full name, enter what you do know.

This information is not transmitted to the Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD).
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Encapsulated Data (ED)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 100
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: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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