Query TISS Errors NrTISSDays NE LOS

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Data Integrity Checks
Summary: Length of stay (LOS) for all ICU patients must be consistent with their number of TISS days, incl no TISS days at all (ie missing forms).
Related: LOS, TISS, Arrive DtTm field, Dispo DtTm field
Firmness: hard check
Timing: always
App: CCMDB.accdb
Coding: query TISS_Errors_NrTISSDays_NE_LOS
Uses L Problem table: not relevant for this app
Status: needs review
Implementation Date: 2016-07-11
Backlogged: true

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Is this check actually needed?

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Causes and solutions

  • if LOS lower than TISS_Day_Count, there likely is a missing TISS form, likely; this would probably have shown up and been questioned for Query TISS Errors missing days.
  • if LOS higher than TISS_Day_Count
    • the problem might be
      • form may not have arrived and been scanned yet (e.g. consider if collector is away, forms may just not be here yet)
      • form may have been scanned with wrong serial or unit (either form wrong, or not wrong in verifier)
    • review images of TISS forms
      • copy D_ID
      • open "lookup image" form and paste into and click image button
    • review dates in EPR, possibly


  • 2019-02-11 - changed to only look at discharges within the last 90 days, instead of all since 2013

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