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Identifier—similar entity confirmed by, text X[X(199)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSimilar entity confirmed by
METeOR identifier:Help on this term520248
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
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The identifier of the organisation or individual provider that gives confirmation that two entities represented by different identifiers are not the same entity despite having similar identifying information, as represented by text.

Data Element Concept:Identifier—similar entity confirmed by

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(199)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term200

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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This information establishes that two identifiers with similar identifying information belong to two entities. The authority of the organisation may serve to inform other related organisations of a potential duplicate within their systems. Each organisation is responsible for management of duplicates and merging.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termStandards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

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Similar but different entity cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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