This function may be used to delete data from the Visit file (9000010) and V
files, including V CPT (9000010.18), V EXAM (9000010.13), V HEALTH FACTORS
(9000010.11), V PATIENT ED (9000010.16), V POV (9000010.07), V PROVIDER
(9000010.06), V SKIN TEST (9000010.12) and V TREATMENT (9000010.15).
1. WHICH: (required) An ^ delimited string where two or three
characters separated by an ^ designate the V file from
which data should be deleted, e.g., "PRV^POV^CPT^HF".
"ALL" may be used to delete data from all V files. VISIT
is the string which will delete the administrative data
and STOP is the string which will delete the additional
stop codes. An example of a function call which will
delete data typically deleted through Delete Check Out is:
Possible individual strings which may be included in WHICH
ALL To delete all items
CPT To delete procedures
HF To delete health factors
IMM To delete immunizations
PEP To delete patient education
POV To delete problem of visit (diagnoses)
PRV To delete provider
SK To delete skin tests
STOP To delete additional stop codes. The primary
clinic stop will not be deleted.
TRT To delete treatments
VISIT To delete Service Connected, Classification
question data, check out date.
XAM To delete examinations
2. VISIT: (required) A number which is a pointer to the VISIT file
(9000010). This is the visit for which related data will
3. PKG: (optional) The internal entry number of the package in the
Package file (9.4) or the namespace for the package. If
passed, only items created by this package will be
4. SOURCE: (optional) A string denoting the source of the data. This
is an entry in the Data Source file (839.7). If passed,
only items created by this source will be deleted.
5. ASK: (optional) If ASK is passed and it does not equal 0 or
"", then PCE will prompt the user to verify that they
want to delete the data before proceeding with the
deletions. PCE recommends setting ASK to 1 to indicate
that the user should be asked to confirm that the data
should be deleted.
6. ECHO: (optional) If ECHO is passed and it does not equal 0 or
"", then PCE will display to the user what is being
deleted. PCE recommends setting ECHO to 1 to indicate
that the data deletions should be displayed to the user,
e.g. Deleting Procedures....
The message will be displayed only if data has been
7. USER: (optional) Set USER to the user's DUZ to restrict deletion
of data to those entries created by the user. If USER is
not passed, is equal to 0 or "", PCE will not apply
deletion restriction based on the user.
1 If no errors occurred and deletion processed completely.
0 If errors occurred but deletion processed completely as
-1 User indicated that the data should not be deleted, or User
up-arrowed out, or errors occurred. In any case, nothing
-2 If unable to identify a valid VISIT.
-3 If API was called incorrectly.
-4 If dependent entry count is still greater than zero.