|Data Elements for Emergency Department Systems - Release 1.0 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997, 274 p.)|
|SECTION 7 - ED MEDICATION DATA|
PART OF THE ED OUTCOME OBSERVATION GROUP (8.30 - 8.34)
Date and time when practitioners outcome observation is made.
Data about the date and time of health services delivery are needed to maintain continuity of care for the ED patient and for aggregate use in ED administration, quality-of-care monitoring and evaluation, and health services research.
Data Type (and Field Length)
TS - time stamp (26).
Yes; the ED Outcome Observation Group repeats to record each outcome.
See the definition of TS in the Technical Notes at the end of this document.
Data Standards or Guidelines