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 Link to this message Neelam Dugar  posted on Wednesday, July 04, 2012 - 09:55 pm Edit Post Delete Post Print Post
Many are replacing PACS, RIS & Ordercomms. I think it would be useful for us & suppliers if we as a community can agree on naming of data fields for NHS. I would value everybody's comments on this. These are common data fields in use in these systems. I have tried to use common terms--so that we minimise the training requirements.

a) Requester
b) Grade of Requester
c) Requesting Responsible Consultant/GP
d) Current Responsible Consultant/GP
e) Patient Location at Request
f) Current Patient Location
g) Date of Request
h) Date of Exam/Study
i) Date of Report
j) Exam Description
k) Workflow Status
l) Reporter
m) Grade of Reporter
n) Clinical History
o) Patient Location Types (Inpatient, Outpatients, GP etc)
p) Requesting Department
q) Reporting Department
r) Priority
s) Operator
 Link to this message Paul Ganney  posted on Thursday, July 05, 2012 - 09:22 am Edit Post Delete Post Print Post
Some of this is covered by the NHS data dictionary - no point reinventing the wheel.



 Link to this message Philip Cosson  posted on Thursday, July 05, 2012 - 10:47 am Edit Post Delete Post Print Post
'grade of requester' and 'grade of reporter'

the word 'grade' does not seem very 21st century - we now have Drs and Nurses and Physio's etc all requesting and Radiographers and Radiologists reporting (and probably more than that).

How about 'designation'?
 Link to this message Neelam Dugar  posted on Saturday, July 07, 2012 - 06:55 am Edit Post Delete Post Print Post
Thanks Phil.
Yes, requesters reporters & operators now are multi-departmental. Term "Designation" does seem better.
I have also incorporated it with the name-
a) Requester Name (with Designation)
b) Requesting Responsible Consultant/GP
c) Current Responsible Consultant/GP
d) Patient Location at Request
e) Current Patient Location
f) Date of Request
g) Date of Exam/Study
h) Date of Report
i) Exam Description
j) Workflow Status
k) Reporter Name (with Designation)
l) Clinical History
m) Patient Location Types (Inpatient, Outpatients, GP etc)
n) Requesting Department
o) Reporting Department
p) Workflow Priority
q) Operator Name (with Designation)

Paul, I did not find any conflicts with the NHS dictionary.
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