This file contains a list of the Category I (National) Patient Record Flags that can be assigned to a patient. Category I flags are established at a National level and any changes to this file or it's entries should only be done through a national patch release.
.01name(+)0;1FREE TEXTBThis field contains the nationally assigned name of the Patient Record Flag.
.02status(+)0;2SET OF CODES0:INACTIVE
This field contains the Active or Inactive status of the Patient Record Flag. Modification of this field should only be performed by national patch installation.
.03type(+)0;3POINTER26.16This field contains the usage classification of the Patient Record Flag.
.04review frequency days(+)0;4NUMERICThis field represents the number of days that may elapse between reviews of a Patient Record Flag Assignment. A value of zero ("0") indicates that no automatic review will occur.
.05notification days(+)0;5NUMERICThis field contains the number of days prior to a patient record flag assignment's review date that a notification is sent to the flag's Review Mail Group. Per the VHA Directive for the Nationally mandated Category I Patient Record Flags project, this field value will be set to 60 days.
.06review mail group0;6POINTER3.8This field contains the name of the mail group whose members will receive MailMan notification of Patient Record Flag Assignments that are due for review. The mail group name must begin with 'DGPF'.
.07tiu pn title(+)0;7POINTER8925.1This field contains the Category I Progress Note Title that is associated with this Patient Record Flag.
1description1;0WORD-PROCESSINGThis field contains the text that describes the purpose and instructions for application of this national Patient Record Flag to a patient.
2principal investigator(s)2;0MULTIPLE26.152This multiple field contains the principal investigator(s) names when the Flag TYPE is RESEARCH.

Referenced by 1 types

  1. PRF ASSIGNMENT (26.13) -- flag name