Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Candidate 15/05/2017|
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
The Diabetes (clinical) National best practice data set (NBPDS) aims to ensure national consistency in relation to defining, monitoring and recording information on patients diagnosed with diabetes.
The Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS relates to the clinical status of, the provision of services for, and the quality of care delivered to individuals with diabetes, across all health-care settings including:
The Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS provides concise and unambiguous definitions for items/conditions related to diabetes quality care. It also aims to ensure standardised methodology of data collection in Australia.
The expectation is that the collection of this data set facilitates good quality of care, contributes to preventive care and has the potential to enhance self-management by patients with diabetes.
The underlying goal is the improvement of the length and quality of life of patients with diabetes, and the prevention or delay in the development of diabetes-related complications.
Collection and usage attributes
This data set is primarily concerned with the clinical use of Diabetes data. It could also be used by a wider range of health and health-related establishments that create, use or maintain records on health-care clients.
Data are collected over a 1-month period of all diabetes patients presenting at sites participating in the collection. The information is de-identified to protect the privacy of individuals. Participation is voluntary. An individual benchmarking report is provided. The results of data collection provide a snapshot of care of people with diabetes.
Source and reference attributes
National Diabetes Data Working Group
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Supersedes Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 21/09/2005