Admitted patient care waiting list episode—scheduled admission date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Scheduled admission date
METeOR identifier:269978
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:The date on which it is proposed that a patient on the waiting list will be admitted for an episode of care.
Data Element Concept:Admitted patient care waiting list episode—scheduled admission date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Date
Data type:Date/Time
Format:DDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:

If this metadata item were to be used to compare different hospitals or geographical locations, it would be necessary to specify when the scheduled date is to be allocated (for example, on addition to the waiting list).

This metadata item is required for the purposes of hospital management - allocation of beds, operating theatre time and other resources.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:National Health Data Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Scheduled admission date, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.5 KB)

Implementation in Indicators:Used as numerator
National Healthcare Agreement: P43-Unplanned/unexpected readmissions within 28 days of selected surgical admissions, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2013 Health, Superseded 30/04/2014
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 43-Unplanned/unexpected readmissions within 28 days of selected surgical episodes of care, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013