National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP management occasions in which a referral to a health professional was provided in the management of a selected cardiovascular risk condition 2009-2013
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Percentage of GP management occasions in which a referral to a health professional was provided in the management of a selected cardiovascular risk condition 2009-2013|
|Registration status:||National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016|
|Description:||Results are measured as the percentage of occasions managing a selected cardiovascular risk condition in which a referral to a health professional was provided.|
|Indicator set:||National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011– National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
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:||100 X (numerator/denominator)|
|Numerator:||Results comprise the number of occasions managing a selected cardiovascular risk condition in which a referral to a health professional was provided.|
|Numerator data elements:|
The number of selected cardiovascular risk condition contacts during the data period.
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.
|Denominator data elements:|
|Disaggregation:||By Medicare Local catchment.|
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Unit of measure:||Service event|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||PAF-Equity of access|
PAF-Effectiveness of access
Data source attributes
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||National Health Performance Authority|