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Episode of admitted patient care—procedure

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269450
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 05/10/2016
Tasmanian Health, Archived 10/07/2017
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this term

A clinical intervention that:

  • is surgical in nature, and/or
  • carries a procedural risk, and/or
  • carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or
  • requires specialised training, and/or
  • requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.
Context:Help on this termThis metadata item gives an indication of the extent to which specialised resources, for example, human resources, theatres and equipment, are used. It also provides an estimate of the numbers of surgical operations performed and the extent to which particular procedures are used to resolve medical problems. It is used for classification of episodes of acute care for admitted patients into Australian refined diagnosis related groups.

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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

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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:Procedure
Definition:Help on this termA series of steps performed by a healthcare professional through which a desired result is intended to be accomplished.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termDorland I & Newman W.A 2003. Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary, 30th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders.

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Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—procedure Health, Standard 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 10/07/2017, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 5th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 6th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 7th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 02/05/2013
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 8th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 13/11/2014
Tasmanian Health, Archived 02/09/2016
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Not progressed 01/07/2016

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 9th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Tasmanian Health, Archived 10/07/2017

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 28/06/2004

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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