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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2010B

Data Element Name: Date
Collected For:
Definition:The date that the preoperative hemoglobin was completed.
Suggested Data Collection Question:What date was the preoperative hemoglobin completed?
Length:10 - MM-DD-YYYY (includes dashes) or UTD
Allowable Values:

MM = Month (01-12)
DD = Day (01-31)
YYYY = Year (2001-Current)
UTD = Unable to Determine

Notes for Abstraction:
  • Select the Perioperative Hemoglobin Date associated the Perioperative Hemoglobin.
  • If more than one hemoglobin value was documented within the 30-60 days before the anesthesia start date, take the first hemoglobin date that was associated with the survery that was selected for abstraction.
Suggested Data Sources:
  • Consultation notes
  • History and physical
  • Laboratory report
  • Pre-arrival laboratory reports
  • Pre-surgery check list
  • Progress notes
  • Additional Notes:
    Guidelines for Abstraction:
    Inclusion Exclusion
    None None

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