Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNN
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Establishment identifier|
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.
|Data Element Concept:||Establishment—organisation identifier|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||9|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Australian state/territory identifier (character position 1);
Sector (character position 2);
Region identifier (character positions 3-4); and
Organisation identifier (state/territory), (character positions 5-9).
Establishment identifier should be able to distinguish between all health care establishments nationally.
Source and reference attributes
National Health Data Committee
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Establishment identifier, version 4, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (17.0 KB) No registration status
Is formed using Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code N
Is formed using Establishment—organisation identifier (state/territory), NNNNN
Is formed using Establishment—region identifier, X[X]
Is formed using Establishment—sector, code N
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