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Req-877Editing of Data2013 FormatData editing aspects of the system.Growth DataFunctionno
Req-279Support Clinical Communication2013 Format
DESCRIPTION: Healthcare requires secure communications among various participants: patients, doctors, nurses, chronic disease care managers, pharmacies, laboratories, payers, consultants, and etcetera. An effective EHRS supports communication across all relevant participants, reduces the overhead and costs...
DESCRIPTION: Healthcare requires secure communications among various participants: patients, doctors, nurses, chronic disease care managers, pharmacies, laboratories, payers, consultants, and etcetera. An effective EHRS supports communication across all relevant participants, reduces the overhead and costs of healthcare-related communications, and provides automatic tracking and reporting. The list of communication participants is determined by the care setting and may change over time. Because of concerns about scalability of the specification over time, communication participants for all care settings or across care settings are not enumerated here because it would limit the possibilities available to each care setting and implementation. However, communication between providers and between patients and providers will be supported in all appropriate care settings and across care settings. Implementation of the EHRS enables new and more effective channels of communication, significantly improving efficiency and patient care. The communication functions of the EHRS will eventually change the way participants collaborate and distribute the work of patient care.
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Child Welfare, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, Growth Data, Primary Care Management, Well Child/Preventive CareHeaderno
Req-455Sport/Activity Clearances2013 Format
DESCRIPTION: Activity Clearances are a review of systems conducted to facilitate a child's participation in extracurricular activities such as camps, sports teams or lessons, dance or gymnastic lessons, and/or student travel. The Activity Clearance should...
DESCRIPTION: Activity Clearances are a review of systems conducted to facilitate a child's participation in extracurricular activities such as camps, sports teams or lessons, dance or gymnastic lessons, and/or student travel. The Activity Clearance should not be confused with a well-child physical examination conducted for the purpose of establishing a patient's health status nor should it be confused with the inpatient examination, assessment, or history and physical. Elements of the Activity Clearance may be specific to the requesting entity (e.g. a school district or the requesting entity may provide a specific form for the clinician to report his or her findings. Alternate names for these types of examinations include: Sports Qualifying Examinations, Clearance forms, and Pre-participation screens.
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Activity Clearance, Well Child/Preventive CareHeaderno
Req-103Care Management2013 Format
Care Management functions are those directly used by providers as they deliver patient care and create an electronic health record. The Record Management (Req-106 functions address the mechanics of creating a...
Care Management functions are those directly used by providers as they deliver patient care and create an electronic health record. The Record Management (Req-106 functions address the mechanics of creating a health record and concepts such as a single logical health record, managing patient demographics, and managing externally generated (including patient originated health data. Thereafter, The additional Care Management functions follow a fairly typical flow of patient care activities and corresponding data, starting with managing the patient history and progressing through consents, assessments, care plans, orders, results etc.

Integral to these care management activities is an underlying system foundation that maintains the privacy, security, and integrity of the captured health information - the information infrastructure of the EHR-S. Throughout the DC functions, conformance criteria formalize the relationships to Information Infrastructure functions. Criteria that apply to all Care Management functions are listed in this header (see Conformance Clause page six for discussion of "inherited" conformance criteria

In the Direct Care functions there are times when actions/activities related to "patients" are also applicable to the patient representative. Therefore, in this section, the term "patient" could refer to the patient and/or the patient's personal representative (e.g. guardian, surrogate
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Activity Clearance, Birth Information, Child Abuse Reporting, Child Welfare, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, EPSDT, Genetic information, Growth Data, Immunizations,...
Activity Clearance, Birth Information, Child Abuse Reporting, Child Welfare, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, EPSDT, Genetic information, Growth Data, Immunizations, Medication Management, Newborn Screening, Parents and Guardians and Family Relationship Data, Patient Identifier, Patient Portals - PHR, Prenatal Screening, Primary Care Management, Quality Measures, Registry Linkages, Security and Confidentiality, Special Terminology and Information, Specialized Scales/Scoring, Well Child/Preventive Care
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Req-863Body Mass Index2013 FormatBody mass index (BMI is a calculated, based on weight and height. Currently, normative data exist only for children 2 and older. It is usually measured at all well-child visits, but can be assessed at other times based on clinician concern.Children with Special Healthcare Needs, Growth Data, Well Child/Preventive CareFunctionno
Req-895Birth History2013 FormatBirth represents a significant milestone. Newborn babies undergo large physiologic changes that make them susceptible to medical problems in the perinatal period. An accurate birth history provides the foundation for good newborn and child health care.Birth Information, Patient Identifier, Specialized Scales/ScoringHeaderno
Req-824Age Precision2013 FormatBecause children change substantially during the first several years of life, their age must be calculated more precisely (during that period than that of adults, often with units considerably smaller than years.Well Child/Preventive CareFunctionno
Req-129Present Alerts for Preventive Services and Wellness2013 Format
At the point of clinical decision making, identify patient specific suggestions/reminders, screening tests/exams, and other preventive services in support of routine preventive and wellness patient care standards.
At the time of an encounter, the provider...
At the point of clinical decision making, identify patient specific suggestions/reminders, screening tests/exams, and other preventive services in support of routine preventive and wellness patient care standards.
At the time of an encounter, the provider or patient is presented with due or overdue activities based on protocols for preventive care and wellness. Examples include but are not limited to, routine immunizations, adult and well child care, age and gender appropriate screening exams, such as PAP smears. The provider may wish to provide reminders to the patient based on the alert.
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EPSDT, Newborn Screening, Well Child/Preventive CareFunctionno
Req-869Height Velocity2013 FormatAssessment of a child's growth rate by height.Growth DataFunctionno
Req-840Growth Charts2013 Format
Anthropometric measures and trends in growth are central to the prevision of pediatric care. Abnormal growth is often the first sign of underlying chronic illness. In addition, body size is necessary for the dosing of...
Anthropometric measures and trends in growth are central to the prevision of pediatric care. Abnormal growth is often the first sign of underlying chronic illness. In addition, body size is necessary for the dosing of most drugs in pediatrics. In general, there are three main direct measures - head circumference, length/height, and weight. Body mass index is calculated based on weight and height.
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Growth Data, Primary Care Management, Well Child/Preventive CareFunctionno
Req-828Age Unit Selection2013 FormatAge units must be appropriate to the actual age, required precision, social conventions, and the environment of care.Well Child/Preventive CareFunctionno
Req-827Age Presentation2013 FormatAge PresentationWell Child/Preventive CareHeaderno
Req-1053Access & Interoperability2013 FormatAccess and interoperability refers to the ability of school-based systems to provide access to and/or bi-directional sharing of data with external systems in standard formats.School-Based LinkagesFunctionno
Req-1094Personal Health Record Access2013 Format
A personal health record (PHR for children is a significantly complex issue, but one that must have a perfunctory overview in the child EHR specifications. The PHR allows a person, in this case child or...
A personal health record (PHR for children is a significantly complex issue, but one that must have a perfunctory overview in the child EHR specifications. The PHR allows a person, in this case child or parent, to view their clinical history as aggregated from many sources and must be compliant with the appropriate statutes (federal, state and local In addition to the viewing of their history, users of a PHR can enter their own data as they deem pertinent. These data can range from social history to over the counter medications.

The PHR should be accessible by the child, parents, guardians, caregivers and other consumers to enable assessment of compliance with school or leisure activity requirements. This multiple person access requirements must be managed within legal and appropriate security constraints.
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Patient Portals - PHR, School-Based Linkages, Security and ConfidentialityFunctionno
Req-2028Use established immunization messaging standards2015 Priority List
A The system shall use the messaging standards established through Meaningful Use requirements to send data to Immunization Information Systems (IISs or other Health Information Exchanges (HIEs
B The system shall use the messaging standards...
A The system shall use the messaging standards established through Meaningful Use requirements to send data to Immunization Information Systems (IISs or other Health Information Exchanges (HIEs
B The system shall use the messaging standards established through Meaningful Use requirements to receive data from Immunization Information Systems (IISs or other Health Information Exchanges (HIEs
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Immunizations, Registry LinkagesNormative Statementyes
Req-823Newborn Screening Decision Support2013 Format

ONC and HRSA are actively developing use cases and other health IT resources around newborn screening. A use case is available at: http://www.hhs.gov/healthit/usecases/documents/NBSDetailedUseCase.pdf [1]. The U.S. National...

ONC and HRSA are actively developing use cases and other health IT resources around newborn screening. A use case is available at: http://www.hhs.gov/healthit/usecases/documents/NBSDetailedUseCase.pdf [1]. The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM has published the Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology to promote and facilitate the use of electronic health data standards for the conditions recommended for screening by the HHS Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC This is available at: http://newbornscreeningcodes.nlm.nih.gov/ [2].

The National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center (http://genes-r-us.uthscsa.edu/ [3] provides continuously updated information on the conditions screened for in each state. In addition, links are available to each state program. The Resource Center also provides educational materials for clinicians and family members.
Well-described clinical algorithms have been developed to guide general pediatricians and subspecialists in the process of newborn screening. These are available at: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/121/1/192.abstract[4]. Exit Disclaimer The requirements were designed to support these algorithms. In addition, these requirements support the transition from diagnosis through screening to chronic condition management and long-term follow-up as described in Kemper AR, Boyle CA, Aceves J, et al. Long-term follow-up after diagnosis resulting from newborn screening: statement of the US Secretary of Health and Human Services' Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children. Genet Med. 2008:10:259-261

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[1] http://www.hhs.gov/healthit/usecases/documents/NBSDetailedUseCase.pdf
[2] http://newbornscreeningcodes.nlm.nih.gov/
[3] http://genes-r-us.uthscsa.edu/ Exit Disclaimer
[4] http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/121/1/192.abstract Exit Disclaimer
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Newborn ScreeningHeaderno
Req-1214Child Abuse Reporting and Welfare2013 FormatChild Abuse Reporting, Child Welfare, Primary Care Management, Registry Linkages, Well Child/Preventive CareFunctionno
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