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Location (area of occurrence) of event or unsafe condition


Data Element ID: DE78
Name: Location (area of occurrence) of event or unsafe condition
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Event or unsafe condition-Location,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of where the event occurred, or if an unsafe condition, where it existed.
Question: Where did the event occur, or, if an unsafe condition, where does it exist?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Summary of Initial Report (SIR)
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: No further information provided.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4 (500 for free text associated with ┬┤Other: Please Specify┬┤ response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A249 a Inpatient general care area (e.g., medical/surgical unit) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A252 b Special care area (e.g., ICU, CCU, NICU) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A255 c Labor and delivery 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A258 d Operating room or procedure area (e.g., cardiac catheter lab, endoscopy area), including PACU or recovery area 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A261 e Radiology/imaging department, including onsite mobile units 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A264 f Pharmacy 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A267 g Laboratory, including pathology department and blood bank 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A270 h Emergency department 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A273 i Other area within the facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A276 j Outpatient care area 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A279 k Outside area (i.e., grounds of this facility) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK l Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
A66 m Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
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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