Consolidated Health Informatics Initiative Clinical Domain Areas

Additional Domains for Patient Safety

Allergic reactions

Adverse drug events (ADE)

Over-the-counter medications

Previous known adverse drug reactions


Medication orders

Drug interactions

Patient-specific drug dosing

Diagnosis-specific drug indications

Diagnosis-specific drug contraindications

Text-based reports including:

Clinical document architecture

Clinical document naming

Clinical template

History and physical including:


Vital signs


Exam findings

Functional status

Nutritional status

Discharge or treatment plan

Determinants for genetic testing/screening of family-related diseases




Provider information

Training level, cultural factors, speaking language, health

Population health including:

Nosocomial infections reporting

Reportable infections reporting

Other reportable conditions

Hospital errors other than ADE

Emergency room trauma reporting

Other national health statistics

Near misses

Patient complaints

Readmission indicators

Performance measurement

Causal factors

Malpractice claims

Risk management reports

Potential adverse events assessment through electronic surveillance

Genes and proteins

Pharmacogenomic markers for drug response or drug complication

Multimedia including but not limited to:





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