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Reporter type

Data Element ID: DE81
Name: Reporter type
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Reporter-Type,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of who reported the event or unsafe condition.
Question: Who reported the event or unsafe condition?
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
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A288 a Healthcare professional 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A291 b Healthcare worker, including liaison officer, patient transport/retrieval personnel, assistant/orderly, clerical/administrative personnel, domestic/hotel service personnel, interpreter/translator, technical/laboratory personnel, pastoral care personnel, or biomedical engineer 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A294 c Emergency service personnel, including police officer, fire fighter, or other emergency service officer 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A297 d Patient/relative/volunteer/caregiver/home assistant 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A300 e Anonymous or unknown 2.16.840.1.113883. 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: The International Classification for Patient Safety (ICPS) Taxonomy for Patient Safety 2009 (v1.1)
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Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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