Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Number of service events (non-admitted patient)|
|Synonymous names:||Non-admitted patient service event count|
The total number of service events provided to non-admitted patients in the reference period, for each of the clinical service types in the hospital.
|Data Element Concept:||Establishment—number of non-admitted patient service events|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||7|
|Unit of measure:||Service event|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Count of non-admitted patient service events for each of the clinical service types listed in the value domain of the metadata item Non-admitted patient service event—service event type (clinical), code N[N].
For each Non-admitted patient service event count, specify the
Public patients are defined in accordance with the 1998-2003 Australian Health Care Agreements.
Source and reference attributes
National Health Data Committee
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Non-admitted patient service event count, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.5 KB) No registration status
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|