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National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP consultations in which a selected cardiovascular risk condition was managed 2009-2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPercentage of GP consultations in which a selected cardiovascular risk condition was managed 2009-2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term593785
Registration status:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Description:Help on this term

Results are measured as the number of GP consultations in which one or more selected cardiovascular risk condition were managed by the GP during the consultation per 100 GP consultations.

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011– National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Customised analysis of BEACH data prepared for the National Health Performance Authority by the Family Medicine Research Centre, The University of Sydney, 2009-2013.

Computation:Help on this term100 X (numerator/denominator)
Numerator:Help on this term

Results are measured as the number of GP consultations where one or more selected cardiovascular risk conditions were managed by the GP during consultation.

Cardiovascular risk problems defined using ICPC-2: IHD with Angina 'K74'; Acute myocardial infarction 'K75'; IHD without Angina 'K76'; Heart failure 'K77'; Stroke/CVA 'K90'; Cerebrovascular disease 'K91'; and patients aged 60 years and over with type 2 diabetes (T90). These conditions were selected based on recommended guidelines for the management of these conditions.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPatient—diagnosis, diagnosis code (ICPC-2 PLUS) ANNNNN
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Data Element / Data SetPerson—cardiovascular medical condition managed in General Practice indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Denominator:Help on this termThe BEACH encounter data was collected from April 2009 to March 2013 from 3,903 participating GPs providing 390,300 patient encounters.
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetService event—General Practitioner (GP) service, total number NN[N]
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Disaggregation:Help on this termBy Medicare Local catchment peer group and Medicare Local catchment.
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetAdministrative health region—Medicare Local identifier, code AANNN

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termInteger
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
Format:Help on this termNN.N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termPAF-Equity of access

PAF-Effectiveness of access

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceBettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)

Accountability attributes

Release date:Help on this term11/12/2014

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority
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