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Individual service provider—healthcare individual provider identifier, X[X(19)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termHealthcare individual provider identifier
METeOR identifier:Help on this term522896
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term

A persistent identifier issued by a registration body to identify an individual service provider, as represented by a combination of numeric and/or alphabetic characters.

Data Element Concept:Individual service provider—healthcare individual provider identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(19)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term20

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The registration board is expected to maintain this identifier as a persistent identifier for a practitioner across the professions. This identifier is different to the profession registration identifier, as a practitioner may have multiple professions with different registration identifiers.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Provider professional board cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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