Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Appointment attendance code|
|Registration status:||WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017|
A code that is derived from other service characteristics and distinguishes between appointments where the patient attends and those where the patient is not present.
|Data Element Concept:||Appointment—attendance|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data element is used to determine a non-admitted patient service event.
The appointment attendance code is derived from the appointment outcome code.
The following appointment outcome codes are mapped to an appointment attendance code of ATT (Attended), UNK (Unknown) or NSP (Not specified) and are therefore in the scope of a non-admitted patient service event:
All remaining appointment outcome codes indicate that the appointment is not a non-admitted patient service event and are mapped to the following appointment attendance codes:
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Appointment—appointment attendance, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Is formed using Appointment—appointment outcome, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
|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