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Additional diagnosis

269371 | Property
A condition or complaint either coexisting with the principal diagnosis or arising during a service event or episode.
Standard: Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Admission date

269247 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which an episode of admitted patient care commences.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Age

269152 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The length of life or existence.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Indigenous, Children and Families
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Allied health professional or nurse contact indicator

575310 | Property
An indicator of whether a person visited an allied health professional or nurse.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Arthritis or chronic back pain managed in General Practice indicator

595611 | Property
An indicator of whether arthritis or chronic back pain was managed during a consultation with a General Practitioner.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Australian postcode

269316 | Property | Standards Australia, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The numeric descriptor for a postal delivery area, aligned with locality, suburb or place.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health, Indigenous, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Body mass index

269114 | Property
A measure of body fat that gives an indication of nutritional status. Body mass index is the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters.
Standard: Health, Indigenous
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Bulk billed General Practitioner (GP) service

573486 | Property
An arrangement in which a General Practitioner (GP) bills Medicare directly for any eligible medical or allied health service that the patient receives, and imposes no other 'gap payment' on the patient.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Cardiovascular condition managed in General Practice indicator

595620 | Property
An indicator of whether a cardiovascular medical condition was managed during a consultation with a General Practitioner.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Clinical urgency

269075 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A clinical assessment of the urgency with which care, treatment or assistance is required.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Date of birth

269318 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which an individual was born.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous, Commonwealth Department of Health, WA Health, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Delayed filling a prescription due to cost indicator

573601 | Property
An indicator of whether filling a prescription was delayed due to cost.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Delayed visit to GP due to cost indicator

573590 | Property
Indicator of whether a person delayed seeing a GP due to cost.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Delayed visit to medical specialist due to cost

573662 | Property
An indicator of whether a medical visit to a specialist was delayed due to cost.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Depression or anxiety condition managed in General Practice indicator

595640 | Property
An indicator of whether depression or anxiety was managed during a consultation with a General Practitioner.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Diagnosis

596409 | Property
The identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode end status

322637 | Property | Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
The status of the patient at the end of the episode of care or service episode.
Standard: Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Estimated resident population of Australia

388661 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The official measure of the population of Australia.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

General practioner waiting times for urgent GP appointment

604465 | Property
the waiting time between making an appointment and seeing a GP for an urgent appointment.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

General Practitioner (GP) service

593669 | Property
An arrangement in which a General Practitioner (GP) provides any eligible medical or allied health service for a patient.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

General Practitioner attendance indicator

603647 | Property
An indicator of whether a GP attendance has occurred. A GP attendance is a non-referred Medicare benefits-funded patient/doctor encounter and excludes services provided by practice nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners on behalf of medical practitioners.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

General Practitioner MBS health assessment indicator

554982 | Property
An indicator of whether a Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment was conducted by a General Practitioner.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

General Practitioner visits in the past 12 months

595739 | Property
In the past 12 months, the number of visits made to a General Practitioner, a doctor who does not specialise in any particular branch of medicine.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

General Practitioner waiting time dissatisfaction indicator

574796 | Property
An indicator of whether the waiting time for an appointment with a General Practitioner was dissatisfactory.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Hospital name

407426 | Property
The appellation by which a hospital is known or called.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Hospital peer group

584661 | Property
A hospital peer group consists of hospitals of a similar size (major, large, medium, or small) or geographical location. Peer groups allow hospitals to be compared to other similar hospitals. This minimises the effect of different hospital size, service provision and rurality when comparing hospitals.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Human papillomavirus vaccination status

565037 | Property
Whether a course of three human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations has been completed in accordance with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) guidance.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Imaging referral indicator

596062 | Property
An indicator of whether there was a referral for an imaging procedure.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Indicator procedure

269365 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of procedure that is high volume and often associated with long waiting periods.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Superseded: Tasmanian Health

Length of stay

269031 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The duration of an episode of care or service event that includes the provision of accommodation and/or residential care.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Indigenous
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Life expectancy

574064 | Property
The length of time, on average, a person is expected to live, based on current age and sex-specific death rates.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Major diagnostic category

269328 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The classification of diagnoses (and Australian refined diagnosis related groups) by body system or aetiology.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medical specialist service contact

575300 | Property
An indicator of whether a person visited a medical specialist.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medical specialist waiting time dissatisfaction indicator

575284 | Property
An indicator of whether a person was dissatisified and felt they waited longer than acceptable to get an appointment with a medical specialist.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) benefit for General Practitioner service

573750 | Property
The total Medicare (MBS) benefit for a General Practitioner (GP) service.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) benefit for specialist service

573766 | Property
The total Medicare benefit available for a specialist service.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) processing date

573363 | Property
The date in which the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item was processed.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Standard: Commonwealth Department of Health

Medicare Local identifier

513283 | Property
An identifier for a Medicare Local. A Medicare Local is an administrative health region established under the National Health Reform Agreement 2012, responsible for assessing the health needs of the population in a specific region, for identifying gaps in general practitioner (GP) and primary health care services and putting into place strategies to address those gaps. Medicare Locals drive improvements in primary health care and ensure that services are better tailored to meet the needs of loca...
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medicare Local peer group

550729 | Property
Measures are presented by 61 Medicare Local catchments and seven clusters of Medicare Local catchments called peer groups. This enables fairer comparisons of individual Medicare Local catchments, and also provides a summary of the variation across Australia’s diverse metropolitan, regional and rural populations by presenting aggregate results for each peer group. This grouping was undertaken by the National Health Performance Authority using statistical cluster analysis of 2006 Census based soci...
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medication type

365465 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of prescribed pharmaceutical drug administered.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Number of cases of healthcare associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

563287 | Property | National Health Performance Authority
The number of cases of healthcare associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) occurring within a specified reference period.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Number of patient days

269090 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A count of days of patient care.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Number of patient days under infection surveillance monitoring

563297 | Property | National Health Performance Authority
A count of days of patient care covered by the infection surveillance monitoing system at a hospital.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Organisation identifier

269367 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A sequence of characters which identify an organisation.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Disability, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person identifier

269369 | Property | National minimum data set working parties
A sequence of characters which identify a person.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Early Childhood, Indigenous, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Disability, Children and Families, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Physical departure date

322593 | Property | Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
The date on which a patient or client physically departs a service or facility.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Physical departure time

322606 | Property | Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
The time at which a patient or client physically departs a service or facility.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Potentially preventable death indicator

574082 | Property
An indicator of whether a death is potentially preventable within the present health system.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Potentially treatable death indicator

574786 | Property
An indicator of whether a death is potentially treatable within the present health system.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Prescription of medication during a General Practice consultation indicator

595683 | Property
An indicator of whether a medication was prescribed during a consultation with a General Practitioner.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Presentation date

269321 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which the patient/client presented for the delivery of a service.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Presentation time

269146 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The time at which a person presents for the delivery of a service.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Primary Health Network

611074 | Property
An identifier for a Primary Health Network. A Primary Health Network is an administrative health region established to deliver access to primary care services for patients, as well as co-ordinate with local hospitals in order to improve the overall operational efficiency of the network. Primary Health Network have a number of key roles in improving primary health care services for communities, by PHNs will work directly with GPs, other primary health care providers, secondary care providers, hos...
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Principal diagnosis

269186 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The diagnosis chiefly responsible for occasioning a service event or episode.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Procedure

269052 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A series of steps performed by a healthcare professional through which a desired result is intended to be accomplished.
Superseded: Health
Standard: Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Reason for removal from a waiting list

269071 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The reason for removal of an entry from a waiting list.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Referral for counselling indicator

596068 | Property
An indicator of whether there was a referral to a health professional for counselling.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Referral to a health professional indicator

595691 | Property
An indicator of whether there was a referral to a health professional.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Seeing a GP indicator

594110 | Property | NHPA
Whether there was a self reported General Practitioner visit.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Seeing a medical specialist

594766 | Property | NHPA
Self reported Seeing a medical specialist
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Seen by a health professional indicator three or more times

601766 | Property
An indicator of whether there was a service provided by a health professional three times or more.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Self-reported hospital admission

575377 | Property
An indicator of whether there was an admission to any hospital.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Self-reported visit to a hospital emergency department indicator

574052 | Property
A self-reported indicator of whether a person attended a hospital emergency department.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Self-reported with a long-term health condition

594167 | Property
An indicator of whether an Austaralian reported having a long-term health condition
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Service contact date

269137 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which contact between a service provider and patient/client occurred.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Sex

269231 | Property
The biological distinction between male and female.
Superseded: Health, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Indigenous, Tasmanian Health
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Commonwealth Department of Health, WA Health, Disability, Children and Families
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Youth Justice

Specialist MBS health assessment indicator

504837 | Property
An indicator of whether a Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment was conducted by a Specialist.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Statistical area

457283 | Property
A designated region with a pre-determined population range primarily for statistical usage. Based on the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) structure of six hierarchical statistical area levels comprised in ascending order. Each level directly aggregates to the level above. This principle continues up through the remaining levels of the hierarchy.
Superseded: Health, Early Childhood, Children and Families
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Surgical specialty

269155 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A descriptor of an area of clinical expertise in surgery.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Superseded: Health

Triage category

269109 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The classification of a patient assigned according to the urgency of their need for medical and/or nursing care.
Superseded: Health, Tasmanian Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Type of chronic condition

399211 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A type of health condition that is long term; has a pattern of recurrence, or deterioration; has a poor prognosis and produces consequences, or sequelae that impact on the individual's quality of life.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Type of visit to emergency department

269300 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of the reason for arrival at an emergency department.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Visit to General Practitioner indicator

575100 | Property | National Health Performance Authority
Indicator of whether a person visited a doctor who does not specialise in any particular branch of medicine.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Waiting time

269063 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The time elapsed between a service request and a subsequent administrative or service event.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

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