Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2017B2)
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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2017B2

Data Element Name: History of Stillbirth
Collected For: PC-01,
Definition:Documentation that the patient had prior history of stillbirth.
Suggested Data Collection Question:Is there documentation that the patient had prior history of stillbirth?
Format:
Length:1
Type:Alphanumeric
Occurs:1
Allowable Values:

Y (Yes) The medical record contains documentation that the patient had prior history of stillbirth.

N (No) The medical record does not contain documentation that the patient had prior history of stillbirth OR unable to determine from medical record documentation.
Notes for Abstraction: If there is documentation in the medical record of a prior pregnancy resulting in stillbirth, fetal death or intrauterine fetal demise occurring at 20 weeks gestation or greater, select “Yes.”
Suggested Data Sources:

  • History and physical
  • Nursing admission assessment
  • Progress notes
  • Physician's notes
  • Prenatal forms
Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
None None

History of Stillbirth
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2017B2)
Discharges 01-01-18 (1Q18) through 06-30-18 (2Q18)
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