||OR PROBLEM NTRT BULLETIN
*** New Problem/Diagnosis Term Request ***
A New Term Rapid Turnaround (NTRT) mail message has been sent to you
because a user from your facility has failed to find a suitable term
after initiating the search options within the Problem List application
and has chosen to request a new term to be added to the Problem List
Please review the requested term and verify it is understandable,
clinically useful, and does not already exist within the Problem List
subset. If the term is found appropriate, then submit a NTRT request at
the NTRT website:
Follow the link to Access the NTRT Request Web Site.
The Problem List domain steward will review each request and respond to
you with the outcome of this request. If the term is approved by the
Problem List NTRT committee it will be added to the Problem List subset
and made available within future searches.
Requested term: |1|
The progress of this request may be monitored by accessing the NTRT
website at the NTRT website.
If you have questions, need more information, or are having accessibility
problems with this website, please contact STS by Exchange E-Mail: [VHA
OI HDI STS NTRT].
Date/Time of request: |2|
Name of requester: |3|
Text of the unresolved term or expression.
Date/Time of the request.
Name of Requester.
Hospital Service with which the requester is associated.
Location (i.e., Facility) where the request originated.
Patient Name and (Last I/Last 4).
Explanatory comments. For example, if the requested term is "SVT" the
clinician would have an opportunity to describe its meaning (e.g.,
Superficial vein thrombosis, etc.).
||NEW PROBLEM/DIAGNOSIS TERM REQUEST
This bulletin will be delivered to the OR CACS Mail Group. It informs the
The NTRT Terminology Stewards for the Problem List Domain will consider
the request, and inform the facility of their decision as to whether the
new term should be added to the Enterprise Terminology.
If the local group does not concur with the request, they should defer
filing an NTRT Request, and discuss the decision with the requester.
group that a new NTRT Request has been initiated by a Clinician at their
facility. Upon receipt, the CACs should discuss the request internally,
and with their local Medical Records Committee. If the group concurs, they
should file an official NTRT request for the new term/expression at the