Admitted patient hospital stay

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Object Class
METeOR identifier:268995
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Definition:The period of treatment and/or care and/or accommodation provided between a formal hospital admission and separation.
Specialisation of:Service episode

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:An admitted patient hospital stay is composed of one or more episodes of care, each of which is defined by a single care type (for example acute care, palliative care or rehabilitation care).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australia Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:

Admitted patient hospital stay—number of patient days (of contracted care) Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Admitted patient hospital stay—operating theatre time Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012