Hospital peer group

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Property
METeOR identifier:584661
Registration status:Commonwealth Department of Health, Proposed 13/10/2016
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:A hospital peer group consists of hospitals of a similar size (major, large, medium, or small) or geographical location. Peer groups allow hospitals to be compared to other similar hospitals. This minimises the effect of different hospital size, service provision and rurality when comparing hospitals.
Property group:Identifier characteristics

Relational attributes

Data Element Concepts implementing this property:

Hospital—hospital peer group Commonwealth Department of Health, Proposed 13/10/2016
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016