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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2010B

Data Element Name: Case Identifier
Collected For: , STK-10, , , , , , , , , Joint Commission Only , All Records-Stroke
Definition:A number that uniquely identifies an episode of care. This identification number should be used in order to allow the health care organization to link this Case Identifier to a specific record for purposes of performance measurement.
Suggested Data Collection Question:What is the unique number that identifies this episode of care?
Allowable Values:

Value greater than zero (0)

Notes for Abstraction:None
Suggested Data Sources:


Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
  • None
  • None

Case Identifier
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures (2010B)
Discharges 10-01-10 (4Q10) through 03-31-11 (1Q11)