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Health service event—presentation time, hhmm

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTime patient presents
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270080
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe time at which the patient presents for the delivery of a service.
Data Element Concept:Health service event—presentation time

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTime
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termhhmm
Maximum character length:Help on this term4

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this termISO 8601:2000 : Data elements and interchange formats - Information interchange - Representation of dates and times

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

For community health care, outreach services and services provided via telephone or telehealth, this may be the time at which the service provider presents to the patient or the telephone/telehealth session commences.

The time of patient presentation at the emergency department is the earliest occasion of being registered clerically or triaged.

The time that the patient presents is not necessarily:

  • the listing time for care (see listing date for care for an analogous concept), nor
  • the time at which care is scheduled to be provided, nor
  • the time at which commencement of care actually occurs (for admitted patients see admission time, for hospital non-admitted patient care and community health care see service commencement time).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group

Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

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Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

See also Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Standard 25/01/2018, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Is used in the formation of Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service episode length, total minutes NNNNN Health, Superseded 23/05/2012

Is used in the formation of Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—waiting time (to hospital admission), total hours and minutes NNNN Health, Retired 02/04/2014

Is used in the formation of Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—waiting time (to service delivery), total minutes NNNNN Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

Supersedes Time patient presents, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (16.2 KB)

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