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National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)

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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.

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Quality statement:Help on this termData quality statement: National Hospital Morbidity Database 2013–14

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare