Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2016, ACC12 - Elective Surgery - Number of Category 2 patients who are treated in turn, 2016
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Treat in Turn Rates Cat 2|
|Registration status:||Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 09/12/2016|
This KPI is expressed as a percentage. The ‘Treat in Turn’ report reports on activity over a rolling 12 month period, updated on a quarterly basis.
A higher percentage indicates more of the longer waiting patients are being treated from the back of the list.
|Indicator set:||Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2016 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 12/12/2016|
|Outcome area:||Elective surgery access Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
Determine the percentage of patients that are treated in turn by counting the numbers of patient with wait time longer than the lower surgical priority recommended time and dividing this by the count of all patients who were removed from the waiting list for a completed procedure. Divide the total sum of overdue (over boundary) days by the total count of overdue patients for the last 12 months to determine the Average overdue days.
Numerator ÷ Denominator
Calculated a result for each region.
Count of the number of Category 2 patients who are admitted for surgery and who are treated within 90 days, but not before 31 days, from the time they are added to the wait list. A count of all patients with a completed procedure for Elective Surgery between the longest recommended wait time for their current priority and the longest (+1) of the next highest priority.
|Numerator data elements:|
Total number of patients treated.
|Denominator data elements:|
Specified disaggregation: Region and hospital.
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|Unit of measure:||Person|
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Supersedes Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2015, AES7 - Elective Surgery - Number of Category 2 patients who are treated in turn, 2015 Tasmanian Health, Archived 09/12/2016