The Patient Characteristic Birthdate data element should document the patient’s date of birth. Timing: The Patient Characteristic, Birthdate is a single point in time representing the date and time of birth. It does not have a start and stop time. Note: Patient Characteristic Birthdate is fixed to LOINC code 21112-8 (Birth date) and therefore cannot be further qualified with a value set.
Patient Characteristic, Birthdate: Birth date
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QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)
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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2019