ClientVisitGUID field

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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: ClientVisitGUID
CCMDB Label: N/A
CCMDB tab: not stated
Table: L_Log table
Data type: string
Length: 16
Program: Med and CC
Created/Raw: Raw
Start Date: 2022-08-29
End Date: 2300-01-01
Sort Index: 1.6

Unique identifier of a hospital admission for a patient for use with multiple encounters and Cognos data.

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The ClientVisitGUID field is the identifier used in Cognos to designate a hospitalization. We collect it to help deal with multiple encounters (eg see also Hospitalization ID, Visit Admit DtTm) and with uniquely matching components of Cognos data to profiles.

One advantage would be that ClientVisitGUID remains the same even when other data is corrected for a John Doe. One disadvantage is that not all our profiles are entered from Cognos, and this field would be blank for those that are not. Collectors can't look the field up in EPR, so it would have to come from Cognos data.

Blank CliendVisitGUIDs

The same scenarios as ClientGUID field#Concerns could lead to missing lines here.