Admitted patient hospital stay—number of patient days (of contracted care)

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:269738
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Number of contract patient days (contracted care completion date minus contracted care commencement date) for all periods within the hospital stay.
Context:Admitted patient care.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Admitted patient hospital stay
Definition:The period of treatment and/or care and/or accommodation provided between a formal hospital admission and separation.
Specialisation of:Service episode

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:An admitted patient hospital stay is composed of one or more episodes of care, each of which is defined by a single care type (for example acute care, palliative care or rehabilitation care).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australia Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Number of patient days
Definition:A count of days of patient care.
Property group:Performance indicators

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:

Admitted patient hospital stay—number of patient days (of contracted care), total N[NN] Health, Standard 01/03/2005