Accept DtTm field
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First Service tmp entry DtTm for pts who came from the ER department only
For each patient, enter First Service tmp entry DtTm for pts who came from the same hospital's the ER department only (i.e. who had an initial Boarding Loc of ER). Follow the instructions at Service tmp entry.
This means the Accept DtTm field should be equal to the first Service tmp entry DtTm if it is entered at all.
Planned elimination of this field
- medicine program: to monitor delays to move patient from ER to Med ward bed
- as of July 2016 onward - ICU same purpose
Accept DtTm is used as part of the formula to calculate delay in the transfer of patient from ER bed to Med ward or ICU bed - see ER Delay. This measures the amount of time for the patient already accepted in Medicine or Critical Care service but still using the ER bed and resources.
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