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Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (major medical equipment)

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269914
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termNet capital expenditure on major medical equipment.
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Health expenditure:

Net capital expenditure is a significant, though variable, element of total health establishment expenditure. Just as recurrent expenditure is broken down into a number of major categories to enable a proper analysis of health expenditure at the national level, so capital expenditure is to be broken down into a number of major categories. Capital expenditure in the context of hospitals and closely related establishments is a relatively undeveloped area. Nevertheless, there is a considerable interest in health establishment capital expenditure data at the national level from many different potential users.

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Object class:Establishment
Definition:Help on this termInstitutions, organisations or the community from which health services are provided. The term establishment covers conventional health establishments and also organisations which may provide services in the community.
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Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

Property attributes

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Property:Net capital expenditure
Definition:Help on this termGross capital expenditure less trade-in values of replaced items and receipts from the sale of replaced or otherwise disposed items.
Property group:Help on this termFinancial characteristics

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational minimum data set working parties

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Guide for use:Help on this term

This definition is for use where the accrual method of accounting has been adopted.

Major medical equipment:

Major items of medical equipment such as medical imaging (computed tomography (CT) scanners, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiology), intensive care unit (ICU) monitors and transplant equipment.

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Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (major medical equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)] Health, Superseded 04/08/2016

Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (major medical equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(9)] Health, Standard 04/08/2016

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