Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Elective Surgery - Elective surgery admissions, 2018
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Elective surgery admissions from the waiting list (number)|
This indicator measures the number of patients that have been removed from the elective surgery waiting list as admitted to the hospital (or contracting hospital) and receiving their waiting list procedure.
|Indicator set:||Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018|
Tasmanian Health, Superseded 24/07/2019
|Outcome area:||Elective surgery access|
Tasmanian Health, Standard 07/12/2016
Collection and usage attributes
The definitions applied are consistent with the national definitions used for reporting against the National Partnership Agreement on Improving Public Hospital Services. The definitions applied include admission from the elective surgery waiting list where the planned procedure was completed. This also includes patients admitted for the waiting list as an emergency.
Indicator procedures as defined in the Tasmanian wait list procedure code (TWLPC) set and specify which procedures are included in the calculation of this indicator in accordance with national definitions.
For 2012-13 onwards, this indicator excludes admissions funded by the Tasmanian Government Endoscopy and Elective Surgery Initiative and the National Partnership Agreement on Improving Health Services in Tasmania.
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Specified disaggregation: Hospital.
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|Unit of measure:||Person|
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Supersedes Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2017, ACT2 - Elective Surgery - Elective surgery admissions, 2017
Has been superseded by Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Elective Surgery - Elective surgery admissions, 2019
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