Appointment—service delivery setting, code A
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Appointment delivery setting code|
|Synonymous names:||APP_SETTING_CODE; SERVICE_DELIVERY_SETTING|
|Registration status:||WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017|
The setting in which a service is provided to a patient during an appointment, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Appointment—service delivery setting|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting against the data element:
Local codes are mapped to national codes for reporting purposes:
The synonymous name APP_SETTING_CODE is used for local reporting.
The nationally reported data element has the synonymous name SERVICE_DELIVERY_SETTING.
Although this data element is recorded in the NAPAAWL DC at the appointment level, it is reported nationally at the service event level.
The NAPAAWL DC gathers all activity information and uses this to ascertain service events. Only the activity that meets the definition of a non-admitted patient service event will be reported nationally.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Appointment—service delivery setting, code A WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
See also Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery setting, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017