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Global: ^ECX(727.813

Package: DSS Extracts

Global: ^ECX(727.813


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FileMan FileNo FileMan Filename Package
727.813 LABORATORY EXTRACT DSS Extracts

Description

Directly Accessed By Routines, Total: 4

Package Total Routines
DSS Extracts 4 ECX8131    ECX8132    ECXALAB    ECXLABPI    

Pointer To FileMan Files, Total: 4

Package Total FileMan Files
Lab Service 2 LABORATORY TEST(#60)[11]    URGENCY(#62.05)[12]    
DSS Extracts 1 DSS EXTRACT LOG(#727)[2]    
Registration 1 PATIENT MOVEMENT(#405)[16]    

Fields, Total: 54

Field # Name Loc Type Details
.01 SEQUENCE NUMBER 0;1 NUMBER
************************REQUIRED FIELD************************

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:+X'=X!(X>999999999)!(X<1)!(X?.E1"."1N.N) X S:$D(X) DINUM=X
  • LAST EDITED:  AUG 12, 1998
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter a number between 1 and 999999999, 0 decimal digits.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The record number for this extract entry.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    The internal entry number (IEN) for this record. This entry is DINUMed.
  • NOTES:  XXXX--CAN'T BE ALTERED EXCEPT BY PROGRAMMER
1 YEAR MONTH 0;2 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>6!($L(X)<6)!'(X?6N) X
  • OUTPUT TRANSFORM:  S Y=$$ECXYMX^ECXUTL(Y)
  • LAST EDITED:  SEP 24, 1997
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 6 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    A six character string representing the year and the month for which this extract was performed.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  YEAR MONTH is derived by parsing the fileman format end date of the extract. The month is determined by taking the 4th and 5th characters of the end date, the year by taking the 2nd and 3rd characters, and the century is
    then calculated by taking the 1st character of the end date, and adding 17 to it. The Century is then concatenated with the year and month, giving the results in YYYYMM format.
2 EXTRACT NUMBER 0;3 POINTER TO DSS EXTRACT LOG FILE (#727) DSS EXTRACT LOG(#727)

  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 30, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter the extract number for this extract.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The corresponding entry in the DSS EXTRACT LOG file (#727) for this extract.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    A pointer to the DSS EXTRACT LOG file (#727). The primary purpose is to pick up the header for the mail message.
  • CROSS-REFERENCE:  727.813^AC
    1)= S ^ECX(727.813,"AC",$E(X,1,30),DA)=""
    2)= K ^ECX(727.813,"AC",$E(X,1,30),DA)
    3)= DO NOT DELETE.
    This cross reference is essential for managing and purging data in this file.
3 FACILITY 0;4 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>7!($L(X)<1) X
    MAXIMUM LENGTH: 7
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 10, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-7 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This is the facility/division where the specimen was drawn or the test was accessioned.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  An indicator of the facilty/division where the specimen was collected or test was accessioned. Using the ACCESSIONING INSTITUTION field (.112) of the CHEM, HEM, TOX, RIA, SER, etc. multiple (4) in the LAB DATA file (#63),
    FACILITY is derived from the STATION NUMBER field (99) for that pointer number in the INSTITUTION file (#4).
    If an institution file entry is defined but that entry doesn't have a station number then 9999A will be used to indicate a non-VA site was identified.
4 PATIENT NO. - DFN 0;5 NUMBER

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:+X'=X!(X>999999999)!(X<1)!(X?.E1"."1N.N) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAR 09, 2012
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Type a number between 1 and 999999999, 0 decimal digits.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    An identifying number for the patient at the local site.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  Data for this field is derived from the PATIENT field (#2) from the WKLD LOG FILE file (64.03) which is a variable pointer field to either the PATIENT file (#2) or the REFERRAL PATIENT file (#67). The patient's Internal
    entry number is derived by taking the first piece up to the ";" character.
5 SSN IDENTIFYING NUMBER 0;6 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>10!($L(X)<9)!'(X?9N!X?9N1"P") X
  • LAST EDITED:  OCT 17, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Your answer must be 9 to 10 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The patient's social security number or the identifying number for a referral patient.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  If the source for the record is the REFERRAL PATIENT file (#67), the data for this field is derived from the IDENTIFIER field (#.09) in the REFERRAL PATIENT file (#67). If that field is NULL, or less than 9 characters, a
    default value of "000123456" will be used.
    If the source for the record is the PATIENT file (#2), Using the patient pointer (DFN) stored in the PATIENT NO. - DFN (#4) field in this file, SSN data is derived from the SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER field (#.09) in the
    PATIENT (#2) file. A "Test" patient status is determined in PAT^ECXUTL3. Any patient with an SSN beginning with "00000" will not be included in the extract.
6 NAME 0;7 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>4!($L(X)<4) X
  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 30, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Your answer must be 4 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The first four characters of the patient's last name.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  If the source for the record is the REFERRAL PATIENT file (#67), the data for this field is derived from the NAME field (#.01) in the REFERRAL PATIENT file (#67).
    If the source for the record is the PATIENT file (#2), using the patient pointer (DFN) stored in the PATIENT NO. - DFN (#4) field in this file, NAME data is derived from the NAME field (#.01) in the PATIENT (#2) file. The
    name value is returned by the supported call DEM^VADPT.
    In both cases, the first four characters of the first "," piece are used, padded with trailing spaces if necessary.
7 IN OUT PATIENT INDICATOR 0;8 SET
  • 'I' FOR INPATIENT;
  • 'O' FOR OUTPATIENT;
  • 'A' FOR ASIH (OTHER FACILITY);

  • LAST EDITED:  JUN 29, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter the patient's status at the time of the lab test.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Indicates the patient's status for this extract entry.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  To determine the value of this field a call is made to $$PATDEM^ECXUTL2. Within this call, $$INP^ECXUTL2 is called to determine patient status. If the patient is an outpatient, processing stops and the field is set to O.
    If the patient is an inpatient then $$INOUTP^ECXUTL4 is called to look at the treating specialty. If the patient's treating specialty exists in the DSS TREATING SPECIALTY TRANSLATION file (#727.831) then the value of the
    INPAT/OUTPAT CODE field (#5) of the DSS TREATING SPECIALTY TRANSLATION file (#727.831) is used. If the treating specialty is not found in the DSS TREATING SPECIALTY TRANSLATION file (#727.831) then the indicator is set to
    I.
    If the patient is ASIH to another facility at the date/time in question then the indicator is set to A.
8 DAY 0;9 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>8!($L(X)<8) X
  • OUTPUT TRANSFORM:  S Y=$$ECXDATEX^ECXUTL(Y)
  • LAST EDITED:  SEP 24, 1997
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 8 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Date the last test/specimen was collected.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  Data is inserted in this field by Laboratory routine ECXLABN and is derived from the DATE/TIME COLLECTED field (#12) of the WKLD LOG file (#64.03).
    The value in the DATE/TIME COLLECTED field (#12) in the WKLD LOG file (#64.03) originated from routine LRCAPDSS and is derived from the INVERSE DATE COMPLETED field (#21) of the ACCESSION WKLD CODE TIME sub-file
    (#64.1111).
    This field is always exactly 8 numeric characters in length. The format is YYYYMMDD; for example, 19970923. If the date cannot be determined, then a default is used. The default date value is the value of the YEAR MONTH
    field (#1) of this file concatenated with "01" for the day (DD) portion.
9 ACCESSION AREA 0;10 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>5!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  JAN 20, 1998
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-5 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The accession area where the lab specimen was received.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  For a laboratory procedure on a routine medical center patient, this field will contain the IEN of the ACCESSION file (#68) as pointed to by the ACCESSION AREA field (#6) of the WKLD LOG file (64.03).
    For a procedure on a referral patient, this field will contain the first two characters of the AGENCY CODE field (#95) of the INSTITUTION file (#4). Coinciding with the LOCATION field, If the referring facility doesn't
    exist or is not found in the INSTITUTION file (#4), this field will be set to XX. If the referring facility is found in the INSTITUTION file (#4) and not containing a STATION NUMBER (#99), this field will be set to ZZ.
10 ABBREVIATION 0;11 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>5!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 30, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Your answer must be 1 to 5 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The abbreviation for the accession area where the lab specimen was received.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Data for this field is derived from the ABBREVIATION field (#.09) in the ACCESSION file (#68).
11 TEST 0;12 POINTER TO LABORATORY TEST FILE (#60) LABORATORY TEST(#60)

  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 30, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter the lab test for this entry.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The lab test performed.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Data for this field is derived from the LAB TEST NAME field (#7) from the WKLD LOG FILE file (#64.03) which is a pointer to the LABORATORY TEST file (#60).
12 URGENCY OF TEST 0;13 POINTER TO URGENCY FILE (#62.05) URGENCY(#62.05)

  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 30, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter urgency of test completed.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The turnaround time requested.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Data for this field is derived from the URGENCY OF TEST field (#8) from the WKLD LOG FILE file (#64.03), which is a pointer to the URGENCY file (#62.05).
13 TREATING SPECIALTY 0;14 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>3!($L(X)<2) X
  • LAST EDITED:  NOV 03, 2009
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 2-3 characters in length
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The PTF CODE of the treating specialty associated with this extract record.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  This field is initialized to a null, indicating an outpatient status.
    If a call to IN5^VADPT (using the patient IEN and the event date) returns a patient movement number (indicating inpatient status), then the value of VAIP(8), which is the pointer to the FACILITY TREATING SPECIALTY file
    (#45.7), is used to get the SPECIALTY field (1) which points to the SPECIALTY file (#42.4).
    Then, the PTF CODE field (#7) of the SPECIALTY file (#42.4) is obtained and stored instead of the IEN of the specialty.
    Otherwise, this field is derived from the TREATING SPECIALTY field (#9) of the WKLD LOG FILE file (#64.03).
14 LOCATION 0;15 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>20!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 08, 1998
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-20 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The service/location from which the original order came.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  For regular patients, this field is set to the IEN of the record in the HOSPITAL LOCATION file (#44) as copied from the ORDERING LOCATION field (#20) of the ACCESSION WKLD CODE TIME field (#1) multiple within the CODE
    field (#1) multiple within the DATE field (#.03) multiple of the WKLD DATA file (#64.1).
    For referral patients, and the referring facility is found in the INSTITUTION (#4) file, this field is set to the STATION NUMBER (#99) field of the referring facility. If the STATION NUMBER (#99) field is null, this field
    is set to ZZZZZ.
    For referral patients, and the referring facility is NOT found in the INSTITUTION file (#4), this field is set to XXXXX.
15 PROVIDER 0;16 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>11!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  OCT 17, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter the provider for this record.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The provider assigned to this patient or entity.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Data for this field is derived by concatenating a '2' to the front of the PROVIDER field (#1) from the WKLD LOG FILE file (#64.03). The '2' indicates that the provider information is from the NEW PERSON file (#200).
16 MOVEMENT FILE # 0;17 POINTER TO PATIENT MOVEMENT FILE (#405) PATIENT MOVEMENT(#405)

  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 30, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter the movement number associated with this patient or null for an entity.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Movement number from the PATIENT MOVEMENT file (#405) associated with this event for a patient. This field will be set to null for non- patient or outpatient events.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  This field is initialized to a null, indicating an outpatient status. If a call to IN5^VADPT (using the patient IEN and the event date) returns a patient movement number (indicating inpatient status), then this field is
    set to the value of VAIP(1), which is the pointer to the PATIENT MOVEMENT file (#405).
17 FILE 0;18 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>5!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  OCT 22, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Your answer must be 1 to 5 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Parent file from which the patient information was extracted. Either the PATIENT file (#2) or REFERRAL PATIENT file (#67).
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  Data for this field is derived from the Variable Pointer PATIENT NAME field (#2) in the WKLD LOG FILE file (#64.03). If the PATIENT NAME is a pointer the PATIENT file (#2) this field will be set to '2'. If the PATIENT NAME
    is a pointer to the REFERRAL PATIENT file (#67), this field will be set to '67'.
18 TIME 0;19 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>6!($L(X)<6)!'(X?6N) X
  • OUTPUT TRANSFORM:  S Y=$$ECXTIMEX^ECXUTL(Y,1)
  • LAST EDITED:  SEP 24, 1997
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 6 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    A 6-character numeric string that represents the time of day at which the Laboratory test was collected.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  Data is inserted in this field by Laboratory routine ECXLABN and is derived from the DATE/TIME COLLECTED field (#12) of the WKLD LOG file (#64.03).
    The value in the DATE/TIME COLLECTED field (#12) in the WKLD LOG file (#64.03) originated from routine LRCAPDSS and is derived from the INVERSE DATE COMPLETED field (#21) of the ACCESSION WKLD CODE TIME sub-file
    (#64.1111).
    This field is always exactly 6 numeric characters in length; if time cannot be determined, then "000300" is used as default.
19 WORKLOAD CODE 0;20 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>10!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  OCT 17, 1996
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Your answer must be 1 to 10 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This is the workload code for this event.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Data for this field is derived by taking the WKLD CODE field (#10) of the WKLD LOG FILE file (#64.03) which is a pointer to the WKLD CODE file (#64) and retrieving the WKLD CODE field (#1) from that file.
20 PLACEHOLD PRIMARY CARE TEAM 0;21 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>4!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 01, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter the primary care team assigned to this patient.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as PRIMARY CARE TEAM, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD PRIMARY CARE TEAM and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*170.
21 PLACEHOLD PC PROVIDER 0;22 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>11!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 01, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter primary care provider assigned to this patient.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD PC PROVIDER and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*170.
22 MASTER PATIENT INDEX 1;1 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>10!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 04, 1999
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-10 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Unique national VA patient identifier.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Derived by calling API, $$GETICN^MPI001 (Supported DBIA #2701), that returns the Integration Control Number (ICN) for the given patient in the Patient file (#2).
23 PLACEHOLDER 1;2 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>10!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  APR 19, 2016
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-10 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as DSS PRODUCT DEPARTMENT, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLDER and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*161.
24 PLACEHOLDER 1;3 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>8!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  APR 26, 2007
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-8 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Currently NULL.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Currently NULL.
25 PLACEHOLDER 1;4 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>8!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  APR 26, 2007
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-8 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Currently NULL.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Currently NULL.
26 PLACEHOLD PC PROV PERSON CLASS 1;5 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>7!($L(X)<7) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 01, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 7 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as PC PROVIDER PERSON CLASS, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD PC PROV PERSON CLASS and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*170.
27 PLACEHOLD ASSOC PC PROVIDER 1;6 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>11!($L(X)<2) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 01, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 2-11 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as ASSOCIATE PC PROVIDER, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD ASSOC PC PROVIDER and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*170.
28 PLACEHOLD AS PC PROV PERSON CL 1;7 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>7!($L(X)<7) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 01, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 7 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as ASSOC. PC PROV. PERSON CLASS, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD AS PC PROV PERSON CL and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*170.
29 PLACEHOLDER 1;8 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>8!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  APR 26, 2007
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-8 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Currently NULL.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Currently NULL.
30 DOM,PRRTP AND SAARTP INDICATOR 1;9 SET
  • 'P' FOR GEN. PRRTP;
  • 'T' FOR PTSD PRRTP;
  • 'S' FOR DOM. PRRTP;
  • 'H' FOR HOMELESS CWT/TR;
  • 'A' FOR SA CWT/TR;
  • 'D' FOR DOMICILIARY;
  • 'B' FOR PTSD CWT/TR;
  • 'C' FOR GEN. CWT/TR;

  • LAST EDITED:  MAR 14, 2012
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter the indicator associated with the treating specialty assigned to this record.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Indicates if the patient is admitted to either a RRTP, PRRTP, or SARRTP at the time care is provided.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  If the patient's treating specialty exist in the DSS TREATING SPECIALTY TRANSLATION file (#727.831), data is derived from the DOM/PRRTP/SARRTP CODE field (#2) of the DSS TREATING SPECIALTY TRANSLATION file (#727.831).
    Otherwise, the value is null.
31 OBSERVATION PATIENT INDICATOR 1;10 SET
  • 'NO' FOR NO;
  • 'YES' FOR YES;

  • LAST EDITED:  MAR 14, 2012
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter observation patient status for this record.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Indicates if patient is considered to be an observation patient.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  Data (YES, NO) is retrieved from API call $$OBSPAT^ECXUTL4:
    If the patient's treating specialty exist in the DSS TREATING SPECIALTY TRANSLATION file (#727.831), data is derived from the OBSERVATION PAT INDICATOR field (#4) of the DSS TREATING SPECIALTY TRANSLATION file (#727.831).
    If patient is outpatient and treating specialty not in file, AND Feeder Key (CLI) or DSS ID (MTL,IVP,ECQ,NOS,SUR) is 290-297, Observation Patient Ind=YES. Else, Observation Patient Ind=NO.
    Otherwise, Observation Patient Ind=NO.
32 ENCOUNTER NUMBER 1;11 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>18!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 09, 2001
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-18 characters in length
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The unique number assigned for DSS.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  This field is determined by a call to $$ENCNUM^ECXUTL4. Within this call the inpatient/outpatient status, SSN, admit/visit date, treating specialty, observation patient indicator, and DSS Identifier or feeder key values
    of the record are used to create a unique encounter number.
33 ORDERING STOP CODE 1;12 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>3!($L(X)<3) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 09, 2001
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 3 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field contains the stop code associated with the order.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  The STOP CODE field (#1) associated with the ordering location for this order as obtained from the CLINICS AND STOP CODES file (#728.44).
    Ordering location is derived from the HOSPITAL LOCATION field (#14) of the processing WKLD LOG FILE (#64.03) of this extract.
34 ORDERING DATE 1;13 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>8!($L(X)<8) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 09, 2001
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 8 characters in length
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Date test was ordered.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  ORDERING DATE is derived by parsing the fileman format date of the LAB order. The month is determined by taking the 4th and 5th characters of the order date, the year by taking the 2nd and 3rd characters, the Day by taking
    the 6th and 7th, and the century is then calculated by taking the 1st character of the order date, and adding 17 to it. The Century is then concatenated with the year, month and day, giving the results in YYYYMMDD format.
35 PRODUCTION DIVISION 1;14 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>6!($L(X)<3) X
    MAXIMUM LENGTH: 6
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 10, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 3-6 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Data represents the facility/division the lab test was performed in.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  An indicator of the facility/division where the test was performed. Using the RELEASING SITE field (.345) of the CHEM, HEM, TOX, RIA, SER, etc. multiple (4) in the LAB DATA file (#63), PRODUCTION DIVISION is derived from
    the STATION NUMBER field (99) for that pointer number in the INSTITUTION file (#4).
    If an institution file entry is defined but that entry doesn't have a station number then 9999R will be used to indicate a non-VA site was identified.
36 PLACEHOLD DSS IP # 1;15 NUMBER

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:+X'=X!(X>9999999)!(X<1)!(X?.E1"."1N.N) X
  • LAST EDITED:  FEB 04, 2019
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Type a Number between 1 and 9999999, 0 Decimal Digits
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as DSS IP #, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD DSS IP # and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*174.
37 ORDERING PROVIDER PERSON CLASS 1;16 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>7!($L(X)<7) X
  • LAST EDITED:  APR 05, 2005
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 7 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    VA code of the Person Class of the patient's Ordering Provider.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  Active Person Class is determined by the supported call $$GET^XUA4A72(PERS,DATE), where PERS is the IEN from file #200 and DATE is the date of the event. The VA CODE is determined by the 7th piece of the returned value
    string.
38 ERI 1;17 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>2!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 31, 2006
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-2 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field identifies patients from impacted zip code areas designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  This field is extracted from the EMERGENCY RESPONSE INDICATOR field (#.181) located in the PATIENT file (#2). Values are:
    "K" = Hurricane Katrina
    Null
39 PLACEHOLD ASSOC PC PROV NPI 1;18 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>15!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 01, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-15 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as ASSOCIATE PC PROVIDER NPI, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD ASSOC PC PROV NPI and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*170.
40 PLACEHOLD PC PROVIDER NPI 1;19 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>15!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 01, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-15 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER NPI, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD PC PROVIDER NPI and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*170.
41 PROVIDER NPI 1;20 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>15!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 04, 2007
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-15 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    A standard unique life-long identifier of the individuals providing health care services. This field has a length of fifteen characters.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    PROVIDER NPI is a standard unique life-long identifier of the individuals providing health care services. The qualified identifier shall be retrieved via the supporting Kernel API:$$NPI^XUSNPI.
42 LOINC CODE 1;21 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>10!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAY 09, 2008
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-10 characters in length
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    A universal coding standard for identifying laboratory observations.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  Using the patient's lab reference number, the accession area subscript (currently only "CH" is supported), the inverse date/time of collection, and the lab data name internal entry number, a call is made to TSTRES^LRRPU.
    This function will return the LOINC CODE from the LAB DATA (#63) file for the specific lab test and is based on the LOINC CODE (#95.3) field of the SITE/SPECIMEN (#100) multiple in the LABORATORY TEST (#60) file.
43 LAB BILLABLE PROCEDURE 1;22 SET
  • 'Y' FOR YES;
  • 'N' FOR NO;

  • LAST EDITED:  MAR 08, 2010
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Is the test a billable LMIP procedure?
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    If a "Y" is entered it will indicate that the test is considered a billable LMIP procedure (lab billable means Lab staff workload).
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  This field indicates if the test is considered to be a billable LMIP procedure or not (lab billable means Lab staff workload).
    This field is derived from the BILLABLE PROCEDURE (#4) field of the WKLD CODE (#64) file.
44 DSS FEEDER KEY 1;23 SET
  • 'Y' FOR YES;
  • 'N' FOR NO;

  • LAST EDITED:  SEP 13, 2010
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Should the workload code be used for DSS Laboratory data collection?
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    If a "Y" is entered it indicates the WKLD Code should be used for DSS Laboratory data collection.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  This field indicates whether the WKLD CODE should be used for DSS Laboratory data collection. Codes that are defined as 'Y' (YES) will be extracted and passed to the DSS Laboratory API.
    This field is based on the value of the DSS FEEDER KEY (#14) field of the WKLD CODE (#64) file.
45 DATA NAME 2;1 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>40!($L(X)<3) X
  • LAST EDITED:  AUG 26, 2010
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 3-40 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field is the Lab Test Data Name.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  Obtained via the WKLD LOG FILE (#64.03), DATA NAME field (#20).
    This field will allow lab management and DSS staff to know whether the entry is a panel test and if it has been designated as a separately billable test. If this field has a value then it is not a panel test and is
    individually billable. If this field does not have a value then it's a panel test and is billable as a unit.
46 DATA LOCATION 2;2 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>12!($L(X)<4) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAR 08, 2010
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 4-12 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The Data Location field is only populated if a test is a non-panel test and is part of the CHEM, HEM, TOX, SER, RIA, etc. area.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is derived from the LOCATION (DATA NAME) field (#5) of the LABORATORY file (#60).
47 PATCAT 2;3 SET
  • 'AD' FOR Active Duty;
  • 'ADD' FOR Active Duty Dependent;
  • 'FNRS' FOR Former Non-Remarried Spouse;
  • 'RET' FOR Retired;
  • 'RETD' FOR Retiree Dependent;
  • 'RES' FOR Reservist;
  • 'REC' FOR Recruit;
  • 'TDRL' FOR Temporary Disability;
  • 'TFL' FOR TRICARE for Life;

  • LAST EDITED:  SEP 03, 2010
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Select the Patient's Category for the FHCC Reconciliation process.
  • DESCRIPTION:  This is the Patient's category which will be used for FHCC (Federal Health Care Center) Reconciliation. DSS must capture and report DoD patients so that the FHCC reconciliation process can function as designed.
    "Reconciliation" is the process used within the new FHCC to determine which patients DoD pays for and which VA pays for.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  If the VistA Patient Type Code (TYPE field (#391) of the Patient file (#2) ) = Active Duty, Military Retiree, or TRICARE, then the value(s) in the VistA Other Eligibility multiple (PATIENT ELIGIBILITIES field (#361) of the
    PATIENT file (#2)), which points to locally modifiable ELIGIBILITY CODE file (#8) should be evaluated. If the value in the ELIGIBILITY CODE is equal to any entry in the set of codes in this field, the value should be
    placed in this field.
48 PLACEHOLD ENCOUNTER SC 2;4 SET
  • 'Y' FOR YES;
  • 'N' FOR NO;

  • LAST EDITED:  FEB 04, 2019
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Is this Encounter Service Connected?
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This field, previously known as ENCOUNTER SC, is no longer needed. The name has been changed to PLACEHOLD ENCOUNTER SC and its value will be set to null.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    This field is no longer in use as of patch ECX*3*174.
49 CAMP LEJEUNE STATUS 2;5 SET
  • 'Y' FOR YES;
  • 'N' FOR NO;

  • LAST EDITED:  MAR 09, 2013
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Indicate Camp Lejeune status for the patient.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    Indicates if patient was exposed to contaminated water while stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC between January 1, 1957 and December 31, 1987.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Using the patient's DFN, a call is made to PAT^ECXUTL3, which in turn calls SVC^VADPT. This call returns all service related information for a patient, including their Camp Lejeune status.
50 PATHOLOGIST 2;6 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>11!($L(X)<2) X
  • LAST EDITED:  APR 18, 2014
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 2-11 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This is the pathologist who performed the anatomic pathology workload for the record.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  This field comes from the PATHOLOGIST field (#22) of the WKLD LOG FILE (#64.03). The PATHOLOGIST field (#22) is populated based on data found in the LAB DATA file (#63). For each accession area that contains pathologist
    information, the data is found as follows:
    For cytopathology, the data comes from the PATHOLOGIST/CYTOTECHNOLOGIST field (#.02) of the CYTOPATHOLOGY multiple (#9) of the LAB DATA file (#63).
    For Surgical Pathology, the data comes from the PATHOLOGIST field (#.02) of the SURGICAL PATHOLOGY multiple (#8) of the LAB DATA file (#63).
    For Electron Microscopy, the data comes from the PATHOLOGIST field (#.02) of the EM multiple (#2) of the LAB DATA file (#63).
    For Autopsy, the data comes from the SENIOR PATHOLOGIST field (#13.6) of the LAB DATA file (#63).
    A "2" is prefixed to the pointer value to indicate that the source file is "200". For example, if the IEN of the provider in file #200 is 98765, the value that will be stored is 298765.
51 PATHOLOGIST PERSON CLASS 2;7 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>7!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAR 06, 2014
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-7 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The VA Code of the Person Class of the pathologist associated with this record. The VA Code is always of the form "V"_six numeric digits; exactly 7.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    Active Person Class is determined by $$GET^XUA4A72(PERS,DATE), where PERS is the IEN from file #200 and DATE is the completion date.
52 PATHOLOGIST PROVIDER NPI 2;8 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>10!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  MAR 06, 2014
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-10 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    A standard unique life-long identifier of the pathologist.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    The qualified identifier is retrieved via the supporting Kernel API: $$NPI^XUSNPI.
53 CPT, QTY & MODIFIERS #1 2;9 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>20!($L(X)<1) X
    MAXIMUM LENGTH: 20
  • LAST EDITED:  JUN 13, 2018
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Answer must be 1-20 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    This is the CPT code associated with the workload code identified for this specific lab test.
  • TECHNICAL DESCR:  
    The CPT code is obtained from the CODE field, of the CODE multiple, in the WKLD CODE file (#64) for the related laboratory procedure/test.
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