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Identifier—investigation outcome, duplicate/intertwined/similar record code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termIdentifier investigation outcome
METeOR identifier:Help on this term642247
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The conclusion reached following an investigation into an identifier, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Identifier—investigation outcome

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Duplicate record
2Intertwined record
3Similar but different record

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Duplicate record

This code is used where multiple records are found for a single entity.

CODE 2   Intertwined record

This code is used for a record that is shared by more than one entity. Intertwined records are created when two or more people or organisations are assigned the same identifier and their data are associated with the same record.

CODE 3  Similar but different record

This code is used for records that have similar identifying information but belong to different entities.

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.

Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) 2014. Audit Report No.27 2013–14. Integrity of Medicare customer data. Viewed 16 May 2016, https://www.anao.gov.au/sites/g/files/net1336/f/AuditReport_2013-2014_27.pdf.

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Duplicate record cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

See also Identifier—investigation flag, yes/no code N Health, Standard 05/10/2016

See also Intertwined record cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

See also Similar but different entity cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Identification in healthcare cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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