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Appointment—appointment outcome, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAppointment outcome code
Synonymous names:Help on this termAPP_OUTCOME_CODE
METeOR identifier:Help on this term607118
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The code that represents the attendance of the patient at the appointment, the reason why the appointment did not occur or the future activity that will be performed at the end of the appointment.

Data Element Concept:Appointment—outcome

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
ADMAdmit to ward
ARVArrived
CANCancelled
CONChart only
COUCounselling of relatives
DECDeceased in clinic
DIEDeceased
DISDischarge from clinic
PAEPatient arrived in error
PALPatient late not seen
PDAPatient did not attend
PLNPatient left not seen
PRIPrivate referral
RASRefer to other specialty
REAReappointment
REDRefer to Emergency Department
REVFurther review
RGPReferred back to General Practitioner
ROHRefer to other hospital
RTWReturn to ward
RWLRefer to Inpatient Wait List
Supplementary values:Help on this term
NSPNot specified
UNKOutcome/Attendance unknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The appointment outcome code is used to derive the appointment attendance 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:

 

APP_OUTCOME_CODE APP_ATTENDANCE_CODE

ADM Admit to ward

ARV Arrived

COU Counselling of relatives

DIS Discharge from clinic

PRI Private referral

RAS Refer other specialty

REA Reappoint

RED Refer to emergency department

REV Further review

RGP Referred back to general practitioner

ROH Refer other hospital

RTW Return to ward

RWL Refer inpatient waitlist

ATT Attended
UNK Unknown UNK Unknown
NSP Not specified NSP Not specified


All remaining outcome codes indicate that the patient is not present and the appointment is therefore not a non-admitted patient service event:

 

APP_OUTCOME_CODE APP_ATTENDANCE_CODE

CAN Cancelled

DEC Deceased in clinic

DIE Deceased

PAE Patient arrived in error

PAL Patient late not seen

PDA Patient did not attend

DNA Did not attend
PLN Patient left not seen DNW Did not wait
CON Chart only NCE Non-client event

Relational attributes

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Is used in the formation of Appointment—appointment attendance, (derived) code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Supersedes Appointment—outcome, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

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