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Elective surgery waiting list episode—extended wait patient indicator

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269479
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA patient with the lowest level of clinical urgency for an awaited procedure who has been on the waiting list for elective surgery for more than one year.
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Elective surgery:

The numbers and proportions of patients with extended waits are measures of hospital performance in relation to patient access to elective hospital care.

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Object class:Elective surgery waiting list episode
Definition:Help on this termThe period between entry to and removal from an elective surgery waiting list.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

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

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Property:Extended wait patient indicator
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of a patient who has experienced a prolonged wait for care.
Property group:Help on this termPerformance indicators

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

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Elective surgery waiting list episode—extended wait patient indicator, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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