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Electronic address cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term611164
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Electronic address cluster defines the data elements used to collect the electronic communication contact details for individuals and organisations. Examples of electronic communication contact details include telephone numbers, email addresses, voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) names, and social networking contact information—all of which are referred to as electronic communication addresses.

Collection and usage attributes

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Many electronic communication details (for example, multiple phone numbers, facsimile numbers and email addresses) may be collected for one or more addresses.

Any address, including an electronic communication address, may be suppressed for a range of administrative, personal or legal reasons. If an electronic address is subject to a suppression order, the data elements in the Address communication suppression cluster, should also be collected.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

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See also Healthcare provider organisation cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Person and provider identification in healthcare National Best Practice Data Set Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
1Address—electronic communication medium, code N[N]Optional1
2Address—electronic communication address, text X[X(1099)]Optional1
3Address—electronic communication usage code, code NOptional1
4Address—electronic communication verification flag, code AOptional1
5Address—electronic communication details verifier, text X[X(99)]Conditional1
6Address communication suppression clusterOptional1
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