Hospital

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Object Class
METeOR identifier:268971
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:

A health care facility established under Commonwealth, state or territory legislation as a hospital or a free-standing day procedure unit, and authorised to provide treatment and/or care to patients.

Context:

Admitted patient care, admitted patient palliative care, admitted patient mental health care and public hospital establishments.

Specialisation of:Organisation

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:

A hospital thus defined may be located at one physical site or may be a multicampus hospital. A multicampus hospital treats movements of patients between sites as ward transfers.

For the purposes of these definitions, the term hospital includes satellite units managed and staffed by the hospital.

This definition includes, but is not limited to, hospitals as recognised under Australian Health Care Agreements.

Residential aged care services as approved under the National Health Act 1953 (Cwlth) or equivalent state legislation are excluded from this definition.

This definition includes entities with multipurpose facilities (e.g. those which contain both recognised and non-recognised components).

Source and reference attributes

Origin:

National Health Data Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Hospital, version 1, DEC, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.8 KB)

Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:

Hospital—contract role Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Hospital—contract type Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Hospital—hospital identifier Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

Hospital—hospital name Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

Hospital—hospital peer group Commonwealth Department of Health, Proposed 13/10/2016
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Hospital—Local Hospital Network identifier Health, Standard 07/02/2013