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Incident preventability


Data Element ID: DE99
Name: Incident preventability
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Incident-Preventability,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of how preventable the incident was.
Question: How preventable was the incident?
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.

Base on your answer on the information available to you at the time of this report. It is anticipated that in some cases root cause analysis may reveal further information that will lead to a reconsideration of this issue.
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
A357 a Almost certainly could have been prevented 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A360 b Likely could have been prevented 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A363 c Likely could not have been prevented 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A366 d Almost certainly could not have been prevented 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A369 e Provider does not make this determination by policy 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK f 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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