This file contains the categories and procedures associated with DSS units in the Event Capture software. All entries in this file are procedures. If flagged using the CATEGORY (Y/N) field (2) these entries will be recognized as categories and procedures. Entries in this file are locally entered and edited. A synonym field is provided for local use in identifying these entries within various hospital departments. **NOTE** This file is being exported with Event Capture Version 2.0 for use in converting existing data, at the pilot sites, to current data formats. This file will be removed in a future release of the Event Capture software. ** Per patch EC*2*5, this file has been starred for deletion. **
.01procedure name(+)0;1FREE TEXTBThis field contains the name of the procedure selected.
1national number(+)0;2FREE TEXTThis field contains the national number assigned to each procedure. If this procedure represents a CPT code, enter the appropriate CPT code.
2category (y/n)0;3BOOLEAN1:YES
Enter "YES" or "1" if this procedure name should be displayed when accessing categories. Procedures that do not have "1" entered for this field will not appear when "looking up" categories. All categories must have "1" entered to be recognized by the software.
3synonym0;4FREE TEXTCThis field contains the locally defined name for this category or procedure.
4number of procedures0;5NUMERICThis field tracks the volume of this procedure.
5variable pointerV;1VARIABLE-POINTER81, 725The variable pointer created from the NATIONAL NUMBER field (1) will be used in the data conversion process for Event Capture Version 2.0.

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