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Service delivery mode code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term410942
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 25/01/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the method of communication between the patient or client and the healthcare provider.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1In person
2Telephone
3Videoconference
4Electronic mail
5Postal/courier service
8Other

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   In person

The healthcare provider delivers the service in the physical presence of the patient (i.e., in the same room). Codes 1 and 3 provide a measure of 'face-to-face' service delivery.

CODE 2   Telephone

The healthcare provider delivers the service using a telephone. This includes teleconference.

CODE 3   Videoconference 

The healthcare provider delivers the service using videoconference equipment. Codes 1 and 3 provide a measure of 'face-to-face' service delivery.

CODE 4   Electronic mail

The healthcare provider delivers the service via electronic mail.

CODE 5   Postal/courier service

The healthcare provider delivers the service via postal (including courier) services.

Comments:Help on this termGuide for use sourced from Queensland Health (data element QHLTH 040780).

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Hospital service mode code N{.N} Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Has been superseded by Service delivery mode code N Health, Superseded 17/07/2020

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 13/11/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

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