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Health service event—service commencement date, DDMMYYYY

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDate of commencement of service event
Synonymous names:Help on this termDate of commencement of service event
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270089
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2005
Data Element Concept:Health service event—service commencement date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termFor the Emergency Department the date of triage is recorded separately. In an Emergency Department the service event commences when the medical officer (or, if no medical officer is on duty in the Emergency Department, a treating nurse) provides treatment or diagnostic service. The commencement of a service event does not include contact associated with triage.
Comments:Help on this termThis metadata item supports the provision of unit record and/or summary level data by state and territory health authorities as part of the Emergency Department Waiting Times National Minimum Data Set.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Date of commencement of service event, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005 .pdf (15.1 KB)

Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service commencement date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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patient emergency department service episode—waiting time (to service delivery), total minutes NNNNN Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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