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Admission

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term327206
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 15/08/2016
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
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The process whereby the hospital accepts responsibility for the patient's care and/or treatment. Admission follows a clinical decision based upon specified criteria that a patient requires same-day or overnight care or treatment. An admission may be formal or statistical.

Formal admission:

The administrative process by which a hospital records the commencement of treatment and/or care and/or accommodation of a patient.

Statistical admission:

The administrative process by which a hospital records the commencement of a new episode of care, with a new care type, for a patient within one hospital stay.

Context:Help on this termAdmitted patient care

Collection and usage attributes

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This treatment and/or care provided to a patient following admission occurs over a period of time and can occur in hospital and/or in the person's home (for hospital-in-the-home patients).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Health Data Committee

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Admission, version 3, DEC, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.0 KB)

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Accommodation type prior to admission code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Activity based funding: Admitted acute hospital care DSS 2013-2014 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/03/2013

Activity based funding: Emergency service care DSS 2014-15 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 14/01/2015

Activity based funding: Emergency service care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 15/09/2014

Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 09/09/2015

Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018

Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Standard 17/10/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 20/09/2018

Activity based funding: Mental health care DSS 2016-17 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 28/02/2017

Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 03/07/2017

Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Standardisation pending 30/11/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 13/06/2018

Acute hospital and private psychiatric hospital admission labour force status code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Admission urgency status Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/09/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Admission urgency status code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Admitted acute care activity based funding DSS 2012-2013 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 31/10/2012

Admitted patient Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Admitted patient care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

Admitted patient care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 06/09/2018

Admitted patient care NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Standardisation pending 04/10/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 24/09/2018

Admitted patient care NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Admitted patient care NMDS 2006-07 Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

Admitted patient care NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09 Health, Superseded 04/02/2009

Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

Admitted patient care NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 18/01/2011

Admitted patient care NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 11/04/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Admitted patient care NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

Admitted patient care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Admitted patient care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Admitted patient care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 10/11/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 15/09/2014

Admitted patient care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 09/09/2015

Admitted patient care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Admitted patient care NMDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Admitted patient care NMDS 2019-20 Health, Standardisation pending 30/11/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 17/07/2018

Admitted patient hospital stay Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012

Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 15/10/2014

Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Clinical urgency code N Health, Superseded 12/06/2015
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Episode of admitted patient care—admission urgency status Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/09/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—admission urgency status, code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Episode of admitted patient care—admission urgency status, code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—elected accommodation status Health, Superseded 28/11/2006

Episode of admitted patient care—elected accommodation status, code N Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

Episode of admitted patient care—intended length of hospital stay Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/09/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—intended length of hospital stay, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—patient election status Health, Standard 28/11/2006
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/09/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—patient election status, code N Health, Standard 23/10/2006
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/09/2016
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—patient election status, code N Health, Standardisation pending 04/10/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 24/09/2018

Episode of care—funding eligibility indicator (Department of Veterans' Affairs), code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Episode of mental health care Health, Standard 28/02/2017
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of mental health care Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 28/02/2017

Establishment—specialised service indicator (geriatric assessment unit), yes/no code N Health, Superseded 03/11/2016

Government health expenditure NMDS 2014- Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Health or health related function code NNN Health, Superseded 04/12/2013

Health or health related-function code NNN Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 11J – Rate of pre-admission community care, 2017 Health, Standard 14/06/2017

Non-admitted patient Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 02/12/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Standardisation pending 28/09/2017

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 30/11/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 15/09/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 08/09/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 26/11/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 17/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—waiting time (to hospital admission) Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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

Nursing diagnosis Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Patient—previous specialised treatment Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Patient—previous specialised treatment, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Person—accommodation type (prior to admission), code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Person—accommodation type (prior to admission), code N Health, Standard 05/10/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Person—labour force status, acute hospital and private psychiatric hospital admission code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Person—labour force status, public psychiatric hospital admission code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Person—reason for readmission following acute coronary syndrome episode Health, Standard 01/10/2008

Person—reason for readmission following acute coronary syndrome episode Health, Standard 04/06/2004

Person—reason for readmission following acute coronary syndrome episode, code N[N] Health, Standard 01/10/2008

Person—reason for readmission following acute coronary syndrome episode, code N[N] Health, Superseded 01/10/2008

Pre-admission community mental health care, 2018 Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Previous specialised treatment code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Public psychiatric hospital admission labour force status code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Reason for readmission following acute coronary syndrome episode code N[N] Health, Standard 01/10/2008

Reason for readmission following acute coronary syndrome episode code N[N] Health, Superseded 01/10/2008

Scheduled admission date Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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