Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 05/10/2016|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The Healthcare provider qualification and registration cluster contains data elements that define the additional information needed to represent a healthcare provider. This includes information about the provider's professional registration, field(s) of practice, any practice limitations and practice details.
This cluster supports the identification of individual healthcare providers in healthcare systems generally, but also supports professional registration. The data elements within the cluster are contained in the practitioners' public register and form part of the unique identification of individual healthcare providers.
This cluster is not intended to be the basis for collecting exhaustive details of registered qualifications or experience.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Healthcare provider organisation cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Person and provider identification in healthcare National Best Practice Data Set Health, Standard 05/10/2016