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Health information technology implicated in event


Data Element ID: DE106
Name: Health information technology implicated in event
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Event-Implicated_HIT,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination if health information technology (HIT) was implicated in this event.
Question: Was health information technology (HIT) implicated in this event?
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: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident or a near miss.

'Health information technology (HIT)' is defined as the application of information processing involving both computer hardware and software that deals with the storage, retrieval, sharing, and use of health care information, data, and knowledge for communication and decision making. (Brailer, D., & Thompson, T. (2004). Health IT strategic framework. Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services.) healthhit.hhs.gov
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 3
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A15 a Yes 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A18 b No 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
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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