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Data Element
Version 2010B

Data Element Name: Time IV Thrombolytic Therapy Administered at This Hospital
Collected For: ,
Definition:The time that IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at the reporting hospital.
Suggested Data Collection Question:At what time was IV thrombolytic therapy administered at this hospital?
Format:
Length:HH:MM
Type:Alphanumeric
Occurs:
Allowable Values:


HH = Hour (00-23)
MM = Minutes (00-59)
ND = Time not documented or unknown

Converting clock time to military time:
With the exception of midnight and noon
- If the time is in the a.m., conversion is not required
- If the time is in the p.m., add 12 to the clock time hour
For example:
Midnight 00:00
Noon 12:00
11:59 p.m. 23:59

Notes for Abstraction:This data element applies only to patients for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at this hospital. Do not abstract this data element if IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at another hospital and patient was subsequently transferred to this hospital.

Use the time at which the initiation of the medication was first documented

If a discrepancy exists in time documentation from different sources, choose the earliest time.

Suggested Data Sources:
  • Emergency department record
  • Progress notes
  • Medication administration record (MAR)
Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
  • None
  • None

Time IV Thrombolytic Therapy Administered at This Hospital
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures (2010B)
Discharges 10-01-10 (4Q10) through 03-31-11 (1Q11)