Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) category or attribute related to Encounter.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with identifying types of encounters associated with documentation of medications reviewed, updated or transcribed as the current medication list.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.
Constrained to codes in the Encounter, Performed: Medications Encounter Code Set value set
Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document that the encounter indicated by the QDM category and its corresponding value set is in progress or has been completed.
Timing: The Relevant Period addresses:
- startTime – the time the encounter began (admission time)
- stopTime – the time the encounter ended (discharge time)
The Author dateTime addresses when an Encounter is documented. Documentation can occur at the beginning, during, at the end or subsequent to the end of an Encounter. The Author dateTime should be used only if the Relevant Period cannot be obtained.
The Location Period is an attribute of the attribute facility location addresses:
- startTime - the time the patient arrived at the location;
- stopTime - the time the patient departed from the location