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Hospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269614
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 20/07/2018
Definition:Help on this termDate on which the hospital takes a point in time (census) count of and characterisation of patients on the waiting list.
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Elective surgery:

This metadata item is necessary for the calculation of the waiting time until a census.

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Object class:Hospital census
Definition:Help on this termA point in time count by a hospital of all its admitted patients and/or patients currently on a waiting list.
Context:Help on this termAdmitted patient care.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care event

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Property:Census date
Definition:Help on this termThe date on which a population is officially enumerated and characterised.
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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Hospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 20/07/2018

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