Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Appointment client type code|
|Registration status:||WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015|
|Definition:||The code that represents the category of patient, based on the health care setting the patient is attached to at the time of the appointment.|
|Data Element Concept:||Appointment—client type|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||2|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data element is used to determine a non-admitted patient service event when the client type is coded as OP (Outpatient).
All other codes for this data element are out-of-scope for the purposes of determining a non-admitted patient service event.
Those records in the NAPAAWL DC that do not have a client type of OP (Outpatient) are excluded from reports of non-admitted activity data.
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Appointment—client type, code AA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015