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National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Item type:Help on this termData Source
Description:Help on this term

The National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD) is compiled from data supplied by the state and territory health authorities. It is a collection of electronic confidentialised summary records for separations (that is, episodes of care) in public and private hospitals in Australia.

Link to data source:Help on this term

https://www.aihw.gov.au/about-our-data/our-data-collections/national-hospitals-data-collection

Quality statements:

Admitted Patient Care 2017-18; Quality Statement AIHW Data Quality Statements, Endorsed

Admitted Patient Care 2016-17; Quality Statement AIHW Data Quality Statements, Endorsed

Admitted Patient Care 2015-16; Quality Statement AIHW Data Quality Statements, Endorsed

National Hospital Morbidity Database 2014–15; Quality Statement AIHW Data Quality Statements, Endorsed

National National Hospital Morbidity Database 2013–14 ; Quality Statement AIHW Data Quality Statements, Endorsed

Collection and usage attributes

Frequency:Help on this termAnnual

Source and reference attributes

Data custodian:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare