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Person—person identifier, X(8)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPatient primary identifier; Patient secondary identifier
METeOR identifier:Help on this term643305
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
Definition:Help on this term

A person identifier unique within an establishment or agency, as represented by an alphanumeric identifier.

Data Element Concept:Person—person identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX(8)
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting against the data element:

Person-person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]

The synonymous names PER_IDENTIFIER_1  and PER_IDENTIFIER_2 are used for local reporting.

The nationally reported data element has the synonymous name PERSON_IDENTIFIER.

For confidentiality reasons, the PERSON_IDENTIFIER field is filled with zeros for national reporting.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—person identifier, X(8) WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

See also Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)] Health, Standard 04/05/2005, Early Childhood, Standard 08/04/2013, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012, Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 25/08/2005, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

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