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Episode of admitted patient care—referral destination

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269430
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termReferral to further care by health service agencies/facilities.
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Mental health care:

Many psychiatric inpatients have continuing needs for post-discharge care. Continuity of care across the hospital-community interface is a key policy theme emerging in the various states and territories. Inclusion of this metadata item allows the opportunity to monitor interagency linkages and is complementary to the metadata item the source of referral.

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Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Episode of admitted patient care
Definition:Help on this termThe period of admitted patient care between a formal or statistical admission and a formal or statistical separation, characterised by only one care type.
Context:Help on this termAdmitted patient care.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis treatment and/or care provided to a patient during an episode of care can occur in hospital and/or in the person's home (for hospital-in-the-home patients).

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termHealth Data Standards Committee.

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Referral destination
Definition:Help on this termThe service provider to which a referral is made.
Property group:Help on this termReferral event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Episode of admitted patient care (mental health care)—referral destination, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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