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Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 8th edn) NNNNN-NN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termProcedure
METeOR identifier:Help on this term514040
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 13/11/2014
Tasmanian Health, Archived 02/09/2016
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Not progressed 01/07/2016
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A clinical intervention represented by a code that:

  • is surgical in nature, and/or
  • carries a procedural risk, and/or
  • carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or
  • requires specialised training, and/or
  • requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.
Data Element Concept:Episode of admitted patient care—procedure

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) 8th edition
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNNNNN-NN
Maximum character length:Help on this term7

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this termRecord and code all procedures undertaken during the episode of care in accordance with the ACHI (8th edition). Procedures are derived from and must be substantiated by clinical documentation.
Comments:Help on this termThe National Centre for Classification in Health advises the National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee of relevant changes to the ACHI.

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National Centre for Classification in Health

National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee

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Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 7.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Archived 06/09/2016

Supersedes Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 7th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 02/05/2013, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 9th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Archived 10/07/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of thyroidectomy hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2014-15 to 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of acute myocardial infarction hospitalisations with coronary angiography per 100,000 people, 35-84 years, 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of acute myocardial infarction hospitalisations with percutaneous coronary interventions and/or coronary artery bypass graft per 100,000 people, 35-84 years, 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of cataract surgery hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 40 years and over, 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of cervical loop excision or cervical loop ablation hospitalisations per 100,000 women, aged 15 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of endometrial ablation hospitalisations per 100,000 women, aged 15 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of hysterectomy hospitalisations per 100,000 women, aged 15 years and over, 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of knee replacement hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of laparoscopic cholecystectomy hospitalisations per 100,000 people, 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal decompression (excluding lumbar spinal fusion) hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal fusion (excluding lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal fusion hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Indigenous Better Cardiac Care measure: 3.1-Hospitalised ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction events treated by percutaneous coronary intervention, 2016 Health, Standard 17/08/2017
Indigenous Better Cardiac Care measure: 3.3-Hospitalised acute coronary syndrome events that included diagnostic angiography or definitive revascularisation procedures, 2016 Health, Standard 17/08/2017
National Healthcare Agreement: PB f–By 2014–15, improve the provision of primary care and reduce the proportion of potentially preventable hospital admissions by 7.6 per cent over the 2006-07 baseline to 8.5 per cent of total hospital admissions, 2017 Health, Superseded 30/01/2018
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 18–Selected potentially preventable hospitalisations, 2017 Health, Superseded 30/01/2018
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23–Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2016 Health, Superseded 31/01/2017
Number of lumbar spinal decompression (excluding lumbar spinal fusion) hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of lumbar spinal fusion (excluding lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of lumbar spinal fusion (with or without lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of potentially preventable hospitalisations - cellulitis per 100,000 people of all ages, 2014-15 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of potentially preventable hospitalisations - heart failure per 100,000 people, of all ages, 2014-15 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Used as denominator
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23–Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2016 Health, Superseded 31/01/2017
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23–Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2017 Health, Superseded 30/01/2018
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