Urgency Related Group classification (version 1.4)
Identifying and definitional attributes
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A classification for the reasons for patient attendance at an emergency department and the complexity of cases that an emergency department treats.
Episodes of care are grouped initially on the basis of episode end status (also known as 'disposition'):
Within the disposition categories of admitted and non-admitted, episodes are grouped further based on the urgency of a patient's need for care (as reported by triage category) and the patient's diagnosis. For example:
Source and reference attributes
Department of Health Tasmania
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Urgency Related Groups and Urgency Disposition Groups | IHPA
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Supersedes Urgency Related Group classification (version 1.3)
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