Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Maximum Wait Time|
|Registration status:||Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019|
This KPI measures the waiting days of the single longest waiting patient on the Elective Surgery waiting list.
A decrease in the Maximum Wait Time indicates that longest waiting patients are being removed from the list.
|Indicator set:||Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2016 Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019|
|Outcome area:||Elective surgery access Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
Sort the list of Elective Surgery patients by the number of days they have been waiting and use the largest amount as the Maximum Wait Time.
Numerator ÷ Denominator Calculated a result for each region. Sort the list of valid patients by Waiting Days from shortest to longest. Take the largest value as the Maximum Wait Time. MAX([TotalWaitingDays] )
Maximum Wait Time from the patient wait days on the Elective Surgery Waiting List
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Specified disaggregation: Hospital and region.
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|Unit of measure:||Person|
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Supersedes Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2015, AES3 - Elective Surgery - Maximum waiting days for patients currently ready for care on the Elective Surgery Waiting List, 2015 Tasmanian Health, Archived 09/12/2016