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Service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termService contact date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270122
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Indigenous, Draft 18/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this termThe date of service contact between a health service provider and patient/client.
Data Element Concept:Service contact—service contact date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termRequires services to record the date of each service contact, including the same date where multiple visits are made on one day (except where the visits may be regarded as a continuation of the one service contact). Where an individual patient/client participates in a group activity, a service contact date is recorded if the person's participation in the group activity results in a dated entry being made in the patient's/client's record.
Collection methods:Help on this termFor collection from community based (ambulatory and non-residential) agencies.

Relational attributes

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Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
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