National Healthcare Agreement: PI 41-Falls resulting in patient harm in hospitals, 2012
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Progress measure|
|Short name:||PI 41-Falls resulting in patient harm in hospitals, 2012|
|Description:||Fall occurring in health care settings and resulting in patient harm treated in hospital.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2012)|
Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
|Outcome area:||Hospital and Related Care|
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 41-Falls resulting in patient harm in hospitals, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015|
Collection and usage attributes
Health service area code:Y92.22.
Falls as an external cause of external injury includes ICD-10-AM codes W00, W01, W03–W11, W13, W14, W16–W19. Excludes W02, W12 and W15.
Exclude from the numerator those separations where the ICD-10-AM code for the principal diagnosis is in the range of S00 to T14 (inclusive).
Exclude from the numerator those separations where the principal diagnosis has the ICD-10-AM code Z50.9 (Care involving use of rehabilitation procedure, unspecified) and the second diagnosis is in the range of S00 to T14 (inclusive).
Analysis by state and territory is based on location of service.
Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Number1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
|Numerator:||Number of separations with an external cause code for fall and a place of occurrence of Health service area|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total number of hospital separations|
|Denominator data elements:|
2009-10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles
2009-10—State and territory, by:
Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication. National disaggregation by Indigenous status will be based on data only from jurisdictions for which the quality of Indigenous identification is considered acceptable.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2009–10
The scope of the National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD) is episodes of care for admitted patients in essentially all hospitals in Australia, including public and private acute and psychiatric hospitals, free-standing day hospital facilities, alcohol and drug treatment hospitals and dental hospitals.
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Safety|
Data source attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:|
Source and reference attributes
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See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 06-The rate of Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) bacteraemia is no more than 2.0 per 10,000 occupied bed days for acute care public hospitals by 2011–12 in each state and territory, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 38-Adverse drug events in hospitals, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 39-Healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) bacteraemia in acute care hospitals, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 40-Pressure ulcers in hospitals, 2012
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 41-Falls resulting in patient harm in hospitals, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 42-Intentional self-harm in hospitals, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 43-Unplanned/unexpected readmissions within 28 days of selected surgical episodes of care, 2012
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