Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:269562
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/09/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Status at separation of person (discharge/transfer/death) and place to which person is released (where applicable).
Context:Required for outcome analyses, for analyses of intersectoral patient flows and to assist in the continuity of care and classification of episodes into diagnosis related groups.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Episode of admitted patient care
Definition:The period of admitted patient care between a formal or statistical admission and a formal or statistical separation, characterised by only one care type.
Context:Admitted patient care.
Specialisation of:Service episode

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:This 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:Health Data Standards Committee.

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Separation mode
Definition:The method by which separation is achieved.
Property group:Exit/leave from service event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode, code N Health, Superseded 30/04/2020
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode, code NN Health, Standard 30/04/2020

Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode, Tasmanian code X[XX] Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/09/2016