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Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2015, AES9 - Elective Surgery - Number of Hospital initiated postponements for pre and post admission for Elective Surgery procedures, 2015

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termHospital Initiated Postponements
METeOR identifier:Help on this term615451
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Archived 09/12/2016
Description:Help on this term

This KPI is expressed as a percentage (result). This KPI measures the number of hospital initiated postponements.

Rationale:Help on this term

A higher number of postponements might indicate an issue with service planning at the site, or that unplanned emergency surgery has taken precedence.

Indicator set:Help on this termService Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2015 Tasmanian Health, Archived 12/12/2016
Outcome area:Help on this termElective surgery access Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Determine the number of patients that are postponed by the hospital either pre or post admission.

Computation:Help on this term

Numerator ÷ Denominator

 

Calculated a result for each region.

 

Numerator:Help on this term

Count the total number of Hospital Initiated Postponements for patients waiting on the Elective Surgery Waiting List.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetElective care waiting list episode—waiting list name type, text X[X(39)]
Guide for use

Select All records from FactWaitingList where WaitingListName is identified as: 'IP Elective Surgery'.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—person identifier, identifier (Tasmanian) N(9)
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetHospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date, DDMMYYYY
Guide for use

Select All records from FactWaitingList where this field contains a date value within the reporting range and where the [ArchiveFlag] is set to 0.


Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—reason for removal from a waiting list, code (Tasmanian) X[AAAAAA]
Guide for use

Select All records from WaitingListOfferOfOutcome where Removal Reason is identified as one of the following Hospital Initiated Postponement Reasons: • Admin change prior to patient notification • Administration • Admission Cancelled by Hospital • Admission postponed surgery date unchanged • Anaesthetist - Unavailable • Bed unavailable - Ward • Booking Brought Forward - Clinical • Booking Brought Forward - Hospital • Data entry error • Hospital • Hospital / Surgeon has not prepared patient • Incomplete Patient Preparation • More Urgent Elective Case • No app. Beds • No beds • No ICU Beds • No theatre staff • Other • Over-Riding Emergency • Patient Admitted - Treatment Deferred • Removal from wait list - Hospital initiated • Removal from waiting list • Surgeon - Unavailable • Surgeon Postponed • Surgical Unit initiated • Theatre - Equipment Unavailable • Theatre - List Overbooked • Theatre - Ran out of operation time • Theatre Staff Unavailable • Theatre staffing resources • Theatre unavailable • 'Procedure not Offered (PNRFP)' Count the booking record where the Waiting List Name is ‘IP Elective Surgery’ and the removal reason code is listed above.


Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N
Denominator:Help on this term

Total number of bookings made, excluding booking cancellations listed to be excluded.

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetHospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date, DDMMYYYY
Guide for use

Select All records from FactWaitingList where this field contains a date value within the reporting range and where the [ArchiveFlag] is set to 0.


Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—reason for removal from a waiting list, code (Tasmanian) X[AAAAAA]
Guide for use

Select All records from WaitingListOfferOfOutcome except where Removal Reason is identified as one of the following Hospital Initiated Postponement Reasons: • Admitted as Emergency • Error • Standby • Transferred to another Wait List • Earlier Booking Made • Other Count the booking record where the Waiting List Name is ‘IP Elective Surgery’ and the removal reason code is NOT listed above.


Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N
Data Element / Data SetElective care waiting list episode—waiting list name type, text X[X(39)]
Guide for use

Select All records from FactWaitingList where WaitingListName is identified as: 'IP Elective Surgery'


Disaggregation:Help on this term

Specified disaggregation: Hospital and region.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetHospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date, DDMMYYYY
Guide for use

This date value is the census snapshot period


Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this term

NN[N]

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this term
  • 2015-16 Service Agreement

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2016, EFF5 - Elective Surgery - Number of Hospital initiated postponements for pre and post admission for Elective Surgery procedures, 2016 Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019

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