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Common Formats for Event Reporting - Nursing Home Version 1.0

Common Formats for Event Reporting - Nursing Home Version 1.0 (CFER-NH V1.0) is one in a series of Common Formats released by AHRQ. It is primarily designed for use in the nursing home environment to gain enhanced understanding about the circumstances surrounding patient safety concerns in that setting. The framework applies a structured approach to the analysis of all nursing home events.

Supporting Documents

A users' guide and event descriptions for the Generic and event-specific categories are available for this version of Common Formats.

Technical Specifications

The technical specifications include the Implementation Guide, Resources Workbook, Data Dictionary, Data Submission Error Messages, Flow Charts, and CDA XML Samples that provide direction on how to implement and submit CFER-NH V1.0 data.

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