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Type of NQF serious reportable event


Data Element ID: DE111
Name: Type of NQF serious reportable event
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Serious reportable event-Type,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of the applicable NQF Serious Reportable Event.
Question: What was the applicable Serious Reportable 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 near miss that is a National Quality Forum (NQF) Serious Reportable Event.
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
A459 a Surgical Events: Surgery performed on the wrong body part 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A462 b Surgical Events: Surgery performed on the wrong patient 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A465 c Surgical Events: Wrong surgical procedure performed on a patient 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A468 d Surgical Events: Unintended retention of a foreign object in a patient after surgery or other procedure 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A471 e Surgical Events: Intraoperative or immediately postoperative death in an ASA Class I patient 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A474 f Product or Device Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with the use of contaminated drugs, devices, or biologics provided by the healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A477 g Product or Device Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with the use or function of a device in patient care in which the device is used or functions other than as intended 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A480 h Product or Device Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with intravascular air embolism that occurs while being cared for in a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A483 i Patient Protection Events: Infant discharged to the wrong person 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A486 j Patient Protection Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with patient elopement (disappearance) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A489 k Patient Protection Events: Patient suicide, or attempted suicide, resulting in serious disability while being cared for in a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A492 l Care Management Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with a medication error (e.g., errors involving the wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong patient, wrong time, wrong rate, wrong preparation or wrong route of administration) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A495 m Care Management Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with a hemolytic reaction due to the administration of ABO/HLA-incompatible blood or blood products 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A498 n Care Management Events: Maternal death or serious disability associated with labor or delivery in a low-risk pregnancy while being cared for in a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A501 o Care Management Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with hypoglycemia, the onset of which occurs while the patient is being cared for in a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A504 p Care Management Events: Death or serious disability (kernicterus) associated with failure to identify and treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonates 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A507 q Care Management Events: Stage 3 or 4 pressure ulcers acquired after admission to a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A510 r Care Management Events: Patient death or serious disability due to spinal manipulative therapy 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A513 s Care Management Events: Artificial insemination with the wrong donor sperm or wrong egg 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A516 t Environmental Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with an electric shock while being cared for in a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A519 u Environmental Events: Any incident in which a line designated for oxygen or other gas to be delivered to a patient contains the wrong gas or is contaminated by toxic substances 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A522 v Environmental Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with a burn incurred from any source while being cared for in a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A525 w Environmental Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with a fall while being cared for in a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A528 x Environmental Events: Patient death or serious disability associated with the use of restraints or bedrails while being cared for in a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A526 y Criminal Events: Any instance of care ordered by or provided by someone impersonating a physician, nurse, pharmacist, or other licensed healthcare provider 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A527 z Criminal Events: Abduction of a patient of any age 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A529 aa Criminal Events: Sexual assault on a patient within or on the grounds of a healthcare facility 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A530 bb Criminal Events: Death or significant injury of a patient or staff member resulting from a physical assault (i.e., battery) that occurs within or on the grounds of a healthcare facility 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: Information about the 2006 version of the NQF Serious Reportable Events, the version referred to in these Common Formats, can be found at the NQF website: http://www.qualityforum.org/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=1249 Exit Disclaimer
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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