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Available bed—admitted contracted care, average number of beds N[NNN.N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAverage available beds for admitted contracted care
METeOR identifier:Help on this term552334
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 04/08/2016
Definition:Help on this termThe number of beds available to care for admitted patients that an establishment provides via contractual arrangements with private hospitals.
Data Element Concept:Available bed—admitted contracted care

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termAverage
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN.N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term5
Unit of measure:Help on this termBed

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termAverage available beds, rounded to the nearest decimal or whole number.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Where available, actual data should be reported.

Where actual data are not available, this measure can be calculated by dividing the total contracted patient days by the number of days in the period, e.g. in a normal year, a hospital records 4000 contracted care patient days – the average available contracted care beds would be 4000/365 = 11.0.
Collection methods:Help on this termBeds exclusively or predominantly for overnight-stay admitted care and same-day admitted care are collected and reported.
Comments:Help on this termThis data element is necessary to provide an indicator of the availability of admitted patient care provided under contracted care arrangements by an establishment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termPHE NMDS Working Group

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Has been superseded by Available bed—admitted contracted care, average number of beds N[N(7).N] Health, Standard 04/08/2016, ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Local Hospital Networks DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

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Local Hospital Networks DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/08/2016

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Public hospital establishments NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

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Public hospital establishments NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/08/2016

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