This search engine is the best way to find what you're after in METEOR, if you know what you're looking for. However, if you aren't sure what you're looking for, we suggest browsing the collection.

If you are using METEOR without an account, your search can be restricted by metadata item type, the main types of registration statuses, and by registration authority. It is also possible to search on METEOR ID number directly. You can save items of interest by adding bookmarks.

If you are logged in to METEOR as a metadata developer, you will have some additional options to restrict the search by. In addition to metadata item type and registration authority, you can restrict your search to the full range of registration status options, change date and workgroup. If you need access as a metadata developer and haven't done the training yet, please contact us.

When you type into the search box, you will get autocomplete suggestions. This predictive text will help you see the METEOR entries that exist for the topic you're searching on, and make your searching process faster and easier.

METEOR has a great many filters. The options directly below the search text box provide ways of limiting your search to all of the 18 content types in METEOR (see Learn about metadata to view the full list), item creation dates, and item revision dates. The 'Topic' content type will search the 'non-database' pages in METEOR, and 'Help' will search all of the 'information' pop-up information boxes that are linked to each item.

  • Content Types (eg data element, glossary item, value domain, data quality statement, indicator, classification scheme)
  • Created or Revision Dates (eg Last hour, Today, This week, Last month, This year, and specific date ranges)

To search the 'non-metadata' content of the METEOR website, such as the pages explaining what metadata items are, restrict your search results to 'Topic'.

You can also sort the results of your search on a range of options:

  • Relevance
  • Most / Least recently created
  • Most / Least recently updated
  • Alphabetical order (A–Z or Z–A)

You can further narrow down your results with the results categories that appear on the left side of the screen. These are: Registration Authority Status (Standard, Incomplete, Candidate, Superseded), Registration Authorities, Content Type, Stewards, Registration Statuses, and Submitting Organisations.

The 'Clear' button resets the Search page.

If you need to get finely-tuned results, this search engine uses Lucene search syntax. You can restrict your search to the titles of items by using Name: Searchterm, for instance, or hide words such as 'for' from the search by using backslashes, for example: \for\. Use "quote marks" to get an exact match with a word.

You can also use asterisks * for a wildcard search, which allows the search engine to replace any content with the asterisk. The METEOR wildcard search requires a precise format. It can only be inserted inside or at the end of a word, with at least one letter next to it (but not at the front of a word). The wildcard standing in isolation will also not work. For instance, ca*e* will bring up results for 'care', 'category', 'calendar' and 'cancer', while *cer or cancer * will not bring up any results.


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Clinical care standard indicators: colonoscopy

721274 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced these indicators to assist with local implementation of the Colonoscopy clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2018). The Colonoscopy clinical care standard relates to the care of adults undergoing colonoscopy for screening, diagnosis, surveillance, or treatment. It covers the period from when a patient is referred for consideration of colonoscopy through to discharge including planning for follow-up care. The Colonoscopy clinic...
Qualified: Health

Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (2022)

753233 | Indicator Set
The first National Mental Health Performance Framework (the Framework) was a key strategy for facilitating a culture of continuous quality improvement in mental health service delivery. The Framework supports Australian, state and territory governments’ commitment to improving accountability and transparency at the Mental Health Service Organisation (MHSO) level. The revised Framework, endorsed in 2019, aims to improve all health outcomes for all Australians living with mental illness and ensure...
Qualified: Health

Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care Key Performance Indicators 2021

741817 | Indicator Set | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care Data Development Working Group
The Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care Key Performance Indicators (PC EOLC KPIs) will monitor and inform the activities of Australian Government and state and territory funded services that provide palliative care and end-of-life care to Australians of all ages with life-limiting health conditions. The purpose of this indicator set is to drive palliative care practice improvement, including informing the monitoring and evaluation of the National Palliative Care Strategy 2018 (DoH 2019). The PC...
Qualified: Health

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