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problem list

(prob′lĕm) [Gr. problēma, obstacle]
A summary of a patient's pertinent medical history or active, unresolved health concerns.
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By implementing a sophisticated NLP framework capability as an adjunct to the EMR/EHR system, providers can create active problem lists based on either SNOMED-CT concepts or ICD-9-CM concepts or both.
Before January 1989, when this intervention began, the clinicians manually maintained an active problem list in a conspicuous place in the chart and manually recorded the diagnosis or diagnoses for each office visit on a computer-generated billing sheet (the encounter form) using International Classification of Health Problems in Primary Care-2 (ICHPPC-2) codes.[14] The encounter form included patient demographics, appointment time, and some laboratory, radiography, and pharmacy data, as well as a place for entering the ICHPPC-2 codes for the office visit.
In addition to selecting the appropriate EHR technology to facilitate ease of problem list updates, organizations must also discuss problem list expectations with their health professionals, delegating and assigning maintenance responsibilities as agreed upon within the care team.
There are many reasons for the lack of adoption of electronic problem lists, but the most common is that they need to be entered and updated manually, a tedious and time-consuming task for physicians.
Only cardiac abnormalities noted on the problem list were reviewed.
It is rare to find well-organized, comprehensible, readily available, and accessible "problem lists." The incomplete database is the proximate cause of our inability to control or audit what we do and to improve the practice of medicine.
With lab, transcription results and order communication (clerical entry) already running across its continuum setting, its physician leaders decided to adopt an administrative method for capturing their patient problem list electronically.
Another methodological limitation was chart abstraction of the "problem list," which may not have been current, resulting in inaccurate estimates of the number of target children.
Because Sites 1 and 2's EHRs connected to their billing systems, they ascertained DM status from both the EHR problem list and the billing module, which includes diagnosis codes for visits.
Patients without a diagnosis code on a billing claim, but who had a diagnosis code for "hypertension" on their EHR problem list ** met the hypertension criteria for the second case definition.
Participants completed two measures: the Distress Thermometer and Problem List (DT) (16) and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS).
Government topped the most important problem list in 2014 and 2015, and was second to the economy in 2013 and 2016.

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