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Person—number of service contact dates, total N[NN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termNumber of service contact dates
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270231
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this term

The total number of dates where a service contact was recorded for the patient/client.

Data Element Concept:Person—number of service contact dates

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Unit of measure:Help on this termService contact date

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This metadata item is a count of service contact dates recorded on a patient or client record. Where multiple service contacts occur on the same date, the date is counted only once.

For collection from community-based (ambulatory and non-residential) agencies. Includes mental health day programs and psychiatric outpatients.

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This metadata item gives a measure of the level of service provided to a patient/client.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Mental Health Information Strategy Committee

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Number of service contact dates, version 2, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.9 KB)

Is formed using Service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Indigenous, Draft 18/10/2012, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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