Urgency related groups
Identifying and definitional attributes
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A patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the number and types of patients treated in an emergency department.
Urgency related groups (URGs) provide a summary of the complexity and type of patients treated within an emergency department. Emergency department episodes of care are grouped into URGs based on:
Source and reference attributes
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2018-19
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