Presentation on theme: "Reporting patterns and Questionnaires Ian McNicoll openEHR Foundation / Ocean Informatics."— Presentation transcript:
Reporting patterns and Questionnaires Ian McNicoll openEHR Foundation / Ocean Informatics
Do you smoke? Yes/No If Yes … What do you smoke? Cigarettes | cigar | eCigs | pipe How much? ….. cigs per day When did you start? Dd/mm/yyyy What triggers you to start smoking? Did you stop after you discovered you were pregnant? Y/N Did you stop after you were scheduled for surgery? Y/N Do you use any other forms of tobacco?
Questionnaires What is a Questionnaire? – “Did the patient have chest pain?” Where are they found? – Data entry forms e.g. Emergency admission with chest pain Structured, efficient layout on screen, paper Act as a protocol – Reporting Quality indicators Public health statistics Why are these so hard to model?
FHIR Questionnaire “There is considerable overlap between the information covered by Questionnaires and other Resources (especially FamilyHistory, MedicationStatement, Observation, Procedure, etc.): Questionnaire's flexible structure can easily be misused to capture any data, even data that should be captured as separate Resources.” http://hl7.org/implement/standards/fhir/questionnair e.html
Open-> Closed questioning? Tell me about your hair? “Hair is blonde” What colour is your hair? “Blonde” What colour is your hair? Blonde|Brown|Black Are you a blonde? Y/N
Open->Closed Increasing constraint on the problem space Moves semantics from the Answer (value) to the Question (name)
More Questions than answers Do we pay enough attention to the semantics of questionnaires or is this ‘just a UI issue’? Can we assert h/o Diabetes = Yes – equivalent to Past History of diabetes ? Can we develop a framework of Questionnaire use to guide developers on the ‘Resource’ vs. questionnaire issue?