Electronic address cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 05/10/2016|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
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
|Guide for use:|
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
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Healthcare provider organisation cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Person and provider identification in healthcare National Best Practice Data Set Health, Standard 05/10/2016