Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Emergency department physical departure date|
The date on which a patient departs an emergency department after a stay, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
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:|
The Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, code N should guide the selection of the value to be recorded in this field:
Collected in conjunction with Emergency department stay—physical departure time, hhmm.
This data element has been developed for the purpose of State and Territory compliance with the National Healthcare Agreement and the agreed national access performance indicator.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Independent Hospital Pricing Authority|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Emergency department stay—physical departure date, DDMMYYYY
See also Emergency department stay—physical departure time, hhmm
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|