Uploaded image for project: 'FHIR Specification Feedback'
  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-28290

PopulationBasis definition

    XMLWordPrintableJSON

Details

    • Change Request
    • Status: Published (View Workflow)
    • Medium
    • Resolution: Persuasive with Modification
    • US Quality Measures (FHIR)
    • 0.1
    • Clinical Quality Information
    • (NA)
    • PopulationBasis definition
    • Hide

      Update wording to:

      For measures that have a population basis that is different than the subject, this element specifies the type of the population basis. For example, an episode-of-care measure may have a Patient as subject, and an Encounter as population basis.

      Show
      Update wording to: For measures that have a population basis that is different than the subject, this element specifies the type of the population basis. For example, an episode-of-care measure may have a Patient as subject, and an Encounter as population basis.
    • Paul Denning/Howard Strasberg: 23-0-0
    • Clarification
    • Non-substantive

    Description

      The definition contains the following wording:

      For a non-subject-based measure, this would be the type of elements in the population (such as encounters or procedures).

      The objection is to to the wording "non-subject-based measure". All FHIR measures have a subject, but the subject is not required to be given if the subject is Patient. Per the subject definition:

      The intended subjects for the measure. If this element is not provided, a Patient subject is assumed, but the subject of the measure can be anything.

      Recommend updating "non-subject-based measure" to "measure that uses the default subject of Patient".

      Attachments

        Activity

          People

            bryn.rhodes Bryn Rhodes
            stan_rankins Stan Rankins
            Watchers:
            2 Start watching this issue

            Dates

              Created:
              Updated:
              Resolved: