Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Emergency department departure date|
|Definition:||The date on which a patient departs an emergency department after a stay.|
Emergency department care.
|Data Element Concept:||Emergency department stay—physical departure date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:||Each emergency department stay should include a non-admitted patient emergency department service episode component. The value of the episode end status code should guide the selection of the value to be recorded in this field:|
Collected in conjunction with emergency department stay physical departure time.
This data element has been developed for the purpose of State and Territory compliance with the Australian Health Care Agreement and the agreed national access performance indicator.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing|
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—physical departure date, DDMMYYYY
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|