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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 attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Health service event—presentation time
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269550
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.
Context:Help on this term

Admitted patient care.

Community health care.

Hospital non-admitted patient care:

Required to identify commencement of a visit and for calculation of waiting times.

Object class:Help on this termHealth service event
Property:Help on this termPresentation time

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Time hhmm
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270568
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 04/09/2015
Tasmanian Health, Archived 27/05/2020
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 30/11/2007
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this termA valid time measured as hours and minutes using a 24 hour clock.

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

Data element attributes

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Standard 20/10/2021

See also Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Superseded 20/10/2021, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

See also Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Tasmanian Health, Archived 25/05/2020, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

See also Emergency service stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Standard 20/10/2021

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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