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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)

Address

428657 | Object Class
A collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and/or details describing how the entity can be contacted.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Health, Tasmanian Health, Housing assistance, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Indigenous, Homelessness, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Address—Australian postcode

429892 | Data Element Concept | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Australian numeric descriptor for a postal delivery area for an address.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Health, Tasmanian Health, Housing assistance, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Homelessness, Commonwealth Department of Health, Indigenous, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Administrative health region

288313 | Object Class
The administrative unit with responsibility for administering health services in a region, area, district or zone, and for developing and implementing strategic and other plans for health service delivery.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Admission

327206 | Glossary Item | National Health Data Committee
The process whereby the hospital accepts responsibility for the patient's care and/or treatment. Admission follows a clinical decision based upon specified criteria that a patient requires same-day or overnight care or treatment. An admission may be formal or statistical. Formal admission: The administrative process by which a hospital records the commencement of treatment and/or care and/or accommodation of a patient. Statistical admission: The administrative process by which a hospital records...
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Qualified: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

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)

Adult

269001 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
An individual aged 18 years or older.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Adult—body mass index

269556 | Data Element Concept
Weight (body mass) relative to height used to assess the extent of weight deficit or excess in adults.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Adult—body mass index (self-reported), ratio NN[N].N[N]

270086 | Data Element | The Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing based on the work of the consortium to develop an Australian standard definition of child/adolescent overweight and obesity; based at the Children Hospital at Westmead.
A measure of an adult's weight (body mass) relative to height used to assess the extent of weight deficit or excess where at least one of the measures is self reported.
Standard: 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)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Antimicrobial stewardship: 9a-Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis in accordance with guidelines

612228 | Indicator | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Antimicrobial stewardship: 1a-Median time to first dose of antibiotics for patients with suspected bacterial meningitis, or for actual or suspected severe sepsis

612218 | Indicator | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Antimicrobial stewardship: 4a-Antibiotic prescribing in accordance with current and peer reviewed clinical guidelines

612220 | Indicator
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Antimicrobial stewardship: 4b-Antibiotic-allergy mismatch in prescribing

612222 | Indicator | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Antimicrobial stewardship: 6a-Documentation of reason for prescribing antibiotics

612224 | Indicator | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Antimicrobial stewardship: 7a-Review of patients prescribed broad-spectrum antibiotics

612226 | Indicator | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Antimicrobial stewardship: 9b-Timely administration of prophylactic antibiotics prior to surgery

612231 | Indicator | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Antimicrobial stewardship: 9c-Cessation of prophylactic antibiotics following surgery

612264 | Indicator | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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)

Clinical care standard indicators: antimicrobial stewardship

612216 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2014). The Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard aims to ensure that a patient with a bacterial infection receives optimal treatment with antibiotics. ‘Optimal treatment’ means treating patients with the right antibiotic to treat their condition, th...
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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)

Contracted hospital care

268981 | Object Class
Contracted hospital care is provided to a patient under an agreement between a purchaser of hospital care (contracting hospital or external purchaser) and a provider of an admitted or non-admitted service (contracted hospital).
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Contracted hospital care—organisation identifier

269834 | Data Element Concept
The establishment identifier of the other hospital involved in the contracted care.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Contracted hospital care—organisation identifier, NNX[X]NNNNN

270013 | Data Element
The unique establishment identifier of the other hospital involved in the contracted care.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Date DDMMYYYY

270566 | Value Domain
The day of a particular month and year.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Date MMYYYY

375189 | Value Domain
The month of a particular year.
Standard: Health, Homelessness, Housing assistance, Community Services (retired), Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), 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)

Elective surgery waiting list episode

269007 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
The period between entry to and removal from an elective surgery waiting list.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Elective surgery waiting list episode—indicator procedure

269429 | Data Element Concept
An indicator procedure is a procedure which is of high volume, and is often associated with long waiting periods.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Elective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time

269477 | Data Element Concept
The time elapsed for a patient waiting for elective surgery from the date they were added to the waiting list for the procedure.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Emergency department stay

472757 | Object Class | Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
The period between when a patient presents at an emergency department and when that person is recorded as having physically departed the emergency department.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
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)

Episode of admitted patient care

268956 | Object Class
The period of admitted patient care between a formal or statistical admission and a formal or statistical separation, characterised by only one care type.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Episode of admitted patient care—admission date

269411 | Data Element Concept
Date on which an admitted patient commences an episode of care.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (excluding leave days)

269422 | Data Element Concept
The length of stay of a patient measured in patient days. A same-day patient should be allocated a length of stay of one patient day. The length of stay of an overnight stay patient is calculated by subtracting the date the patient is admitted from the date of separation and deducting total leave days. Total contracted patient days are included in the length of stay.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (excluding leave days), total N[NN]

269982 | Data Element
The length of stay of a patient, excluding leave days, measured in days.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of admitted patient care—major diagnostic category

269575 | Data Element Concept
Major diagnostic categories (MDCs) are 23 mutually exclusive categories into which all possible principal diagnoses fall. The diagnoses in each category correspond to a single body system or aetiology, broadly reflecting the speciality providing care. Each category is partitioned according to whether or not a surgical procedure was performed. This preliminary partitioning into major diagnostic categories occurs before a diagnosis related group is assigned. The Australian refined diagnosis relate...
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of care

268978 | Object Class
A period of health care with a defined start and end.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of care—additional diagnosis

356590 | Data Element Concept
A condition or complaint either coexisting with the principal diagnosis or arising during the episode of admitted patient care, episode of residential care or attendance at a health-care establishment.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of care—principal diagnosis

269654 | Data Element Concept
The diagnosis established after study to be chiefly responsible for occasioning an episode of admitted patient care, an episode of residential care or an attendance at the health care establishment.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment

268953 | Object Class
Institutions, organisations or the community from which health services are provided. The term establishment covers conventional health establishments and also organisations which may provide services in the community.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Establishment—number of patient days

269516 | Data Element Concept
The number of days for all patients who were admitted for an episode of care and who separated during a specified reference period.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—number of patient days, total N[N(7)]

270045 | Data Element
The total number of days for all patients who were admitted for an episode of care and who separated during a specified reference period.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—organisation identifier

269415 | Data Element Concept
An identifier for the establishment.
Standard: Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNN

269973 | Data Element
The identifier for the establishment in which an episode or event occurred. Each separately administered health care establishment to have a unique identifier at the national level.
Standard: Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Establishment—organisation identifier (state/territory)

269922 | Data Element Concept
An identifier for an establishment, unique within the state or territory.
Standard: Health, WA Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—organisation identifier (state/territory), NNNNN

269975 | Data Element
An identifier for an establishment, unique within the state or territory.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

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)

Geographic location

269234 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A description of physical location.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Disability, Tasmanian Health
Retired: Housing assistance

Hip fracture care clinical care standard indicators: 7b-Proportion of patients with a hip fracture returning to private residence

628282 | Indicator | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Hospital

268971 | Object Class
A health care facility established under Commonwealth, state or territory legislation as a hospital or a free-standing day procedure unit, and authorised to provide treatment and/or care to patients.
Standard: Health, Commonwealth Department of Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Hospital and Related Care

393487 | Outcome Area
Australians receive appropriate high quality and affordable hospital and hospital related care.
Standard: Health
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-in-the-home care

327308 | Glossary Item
Provision of care to hospital admitted patients in their place of residence as a substitute for hospital accommodation. Place of residence may be permanent or temporary.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Hospital—hospital name

407428 | Data Element Concept
The appellation by which a hospital is known or called.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Hospital—hospital name, text XXX[X(97)]

407430 | Data Element
The appellation by which a hospital is known or called, as represented by text.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Identifier NNNNN

270570 | Value Domain
A combination of numeric characters that identify an entity.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Identifier NNX[X]NNNNN

270569 | Value Domain
A combination of numeric and alphanumeric characters that identify an entity.
Standard: Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Identifier XXXXXX[X(14)]

270657 | Value Domain
A logical combination of valid alphanumeric characters that identify an entity.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Early Childhood, Indigenous, Disability, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

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

Interpreter service required status

269289 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of a need for a translation service.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Disability
Retired: Housing assistance

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)

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)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

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)

Medication type (ATC/DDD) code A[{NN}AA{NN}]

365463 | Value Domain | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Anatomical, Therapeutic, Chemical Classification System with Defined Daily Doses (ATC/DDD) code set representing the type of medication administered to a person.
Standard: Health
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)

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)

Overnight-stay patient

327256 | Glossary Item
A patient who, following a clinical decision, receives hospital treatment for a minimum of one night, i.e. who is admitted to and separated from the hospital on different dates.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Patient

268959 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A person for whom a health service accepts responsibility for treatment and/or care.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Indigenous, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person

268955 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A human being.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
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)

Person—age

290402 | Data Element Concept
The age of the person.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Indigenous, Children and Families
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Person—age, total years N[NN]

303794 | Data Element | National Public Health Information Working Group
The age of the person in (completed) years at a specific point in time.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Indigenous, Children and Families
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Person—date of birth

269565 | Data Element Concept
The date of birth of the person.
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)

Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYY

287007 | Data Element
The date of birth of the person, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—date of birth, MMYYYY

375191 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The month and year of birth of the person.
Standard: Health, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—Estimated resident population of Australia

397725 | Data Element Concept
The official measure of the population of Australia.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—estimated resident population of Australia, total people N[N(7)]

388656 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The official measure of the population of Australia, as a number.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—medication type

365467 | Data Element Concept | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of prescribed medication administered to a person.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—medication type, medication type (ATC/DDD) code A[{NN}AA{NN}]

365469 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of prescribed medication administered to a person, as represented by a code
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—person identifier

287172 | Data Element Concept
Person identifier unique within an establishment or agency.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Early Childhood, Indigenous, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Disability, Children and Families, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]

290046 | Data Element
Person identifier unique within an establishment or agency.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Early Childhood, Indigenous, Disability, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Person—type of chronic condition

399213 | Data Element Concept | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of chronic condition from which a person suffers.
Standard: Health
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)

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)

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)

Ratio NN[N].N[N]

270681 | Value Domain
A relative measure.
Standard: 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)

Reason for removal from an elective surgery waiting list code N

471738 | Value Domain
A code set representing the reason why a patient is removed from an elective surgery waiting list.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Same-day patient

327270 | Glossary Item
A same-day patient is a patient who is admitted and separates on the same date, and who meets one of the following minimum criteria: that the patient receive same-day surgical and diagnostic services as specified in bands 1A, 1B, 2, 3, and 4 but excluding uncertified type C Professional Attention Procedures within the Health Insurance Basic Table as defined in s.4 (1) of the National Health Act 1953 (Commonwealth), that the patient receive type C Professional Attention Procedures as specified ...
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Separation

327268 | Glossary Item | National Health Data Committee
The process by which an episode of care for an admitted patient ceases. A separation may be formal or statistical. Formal separation: The administrative process by which a hospital records the cessation of treatment and/or care and/or accommodation of a patient. Statistical separation: The administrative process by which a hospital records the cessation of an episode of care for a patient within the one hospital stay.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Qualified: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
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)

Service contact—service contact date

269585 | Data Element Concept
The date of each service contact between a health service provider and patient/client.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY

270122 | Data Element
The date of service contact between a health service provider and patient/client.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Text XXX[X(97)]

423392 | Value Domain
A combination of alphanumeric characters.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

The Anatomical, Therapeutic, Chemical Classification System with Defined Daily Doses (ATC/DDD)

334667 | Classification Scheme
The ATC/DDD system classifies therapeutic drug utilisation. The purpose of the ATC/DDD system is to serve as a tool for drug utilization research in order to improve quality of therapeutic drug use.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Total Australian currency N[N(8)]

270563 | Value Domain
Total number of Australian dollars.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Disability
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

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