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Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269660
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 06/09/2016
Definition:Help on this termA patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the number and types of patients treated in a hospital to the resources required by the hospital.

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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).

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Origin:Help on this termHealth Data Standards Committee.

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Property:Diagnosis related group
Definition:Help on this termA resource utilisation classification based on diagnosed conditions, usage of hospital resources, and demographic characteristics of the patient.
Context:Help on this termThe development of Australian refined diagnosis related groups has created a descriptive framework for studying hospitalisation. Diagnosis related groups provide a summary of the varied reasons for hospitalisation and the complexity of cases a hospital treats. Moreover, as a framework for describing the products of a hospital (that is, patients receiving services), they allow meaningful comparisons of hospitals' efficiency and effectiveness under alternative systems of health care provision.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 10.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 19/06/2020

Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 6) ANNA Health, Standard 30/06/2013
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 6.0x) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Archived 06/09/2016

Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 7.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Archived 06/09/2016

Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 7.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 06/09/2016

Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 8.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Archived 11/01/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 9.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Archived 19/06/2020

Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v5.1) ANNA Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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