C.2.2 Patient Identification Module

Table C.2-2 defines the Attributes relevant to identifying a patient.

Table C.2-2PATIENT IDENTIFICATION MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Attribute Description
Patient's Name (0010,0010) Patient's full name
Patient ID (0010,0020) Primary hospital identification number or code for the patient.
Include Issuer of Patient ID Macro Table 10-18
Other Patient IDs (0010,1000) Other identification numbers or codes used to identify the patient.
Other Patient IDs Sequence (0010,1002) A sequence of identification numbers or codes used to identify the patient, which may or may not be human readable, and may or may not have been obtained from an implanted or attached device such as an RFID or barcode.
>Patient ID (0010,0020) An identification number or code used to identify the patient
>Include Issuer of Patient ID Macro Table 10-18
>Type of Patient ID (0010,0022) The type of identifier in this item. Defined Terms: TEXT RFID BARCODE Note: The identifier is coded as a string regardless of the type, not as a binary value.
Other Patient Names (0010,1001) Other names used to identify the patient.
Patient's Birth Name (0010,1005) Patient's birth name.
Patient's Mother's Birth Name (0010,1060) Birth name of patient's mother.
Medical Record Locator (0010,1090) An identifier used to find the patient's existing medical record (e.g. film jacket).