Emergency department stay—waiting time (to commencement of clinical care)

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:472951
Registration status:Health, Standard 22/12/2011
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:The time elapsed for each patient from presentation in the emergency department to the commencement of the emergency department non-admitted clinical care.
Context:Non-admitted patient emergency department care

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Emergency department stay
Definition:The period between when a patient presents at an emergency department and when that person is recorded as having physically departed the emergency department.
Context:Emergency department care.
Specialisation of:Service/care event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Waiting time
Definition:The time elapsed between a service request and a subsequent administrative or service event.
Property group:Performance indicators

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—waiting time Health, Superseded 22/12/2011

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Emergency department stay—waiting time (to commencement of clinical care), total minutes NNNNN Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
Tasmanian Health, Archived 08/12/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Emergency department stay—waiting time (to commencement of clinical care), total minutes NNNNN Health, Standard 19/11/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018