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Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2016, EFF5 - Elective Surgery - Number of Hospital initiated postponements for pre and post admission for Elective Surgery procedures, 2016

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termHospital Initiated Postponements
METeOR identifier:Help on this term645606
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016
Description:Help on this term

This KPI measures the number of hospital initiated postponements and is expressed as a percentage (result).

Rationale:Help on this term

A higher number of postponements might indicate an issue with service planning at the site, or that unplanned emergency surgery has taken precedence.

Indicator set:Help on this termService Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2016 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 12/12/2016
Outcome area:Help on this termElective surgery access Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Determine the number of patients that are postponed by the hospital either pre or post admission.

Computation:Help on this term

Numerator ÷ Denominator

 

Calculated a result for each region.

 

Numerator:Help on this term

Count the total number of Hospital Initiated Postponements for patients waiting on the Elective Surgery Waiting List.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetElective care waiting list episode—waiting list name type, text X[X(39)]
Guide for use

Select All records from FactWaitingList where WaitingListName is identified as: 'IP Elective Surgery'.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—person identifier, identifier (Tasmanian) N(9)
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetHospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date, DDMMYYYY
Guide for use

Select All records from FactWaitingList where this field contains a date value within the reporting range and where the [ArchiveFlag] is set to 0.


Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—reason for removal from a waiting list, code (Tasmanian) X[AAAAAA]
Guide for use

Select All records from WaitingListOfferOfOutcome where Removal Reason is identified as one of the following Hospital Initiated Postponement Reasons:

  • Admin change prior to patient notification
  • Administration
  • Admission Cancelled by Hospital
  • Admission postponed surgery date unchanged
  • Anaesthetist - Unavailable
  • Bed unavailable - Ward
  • Booking Brought Forward - Clinical
  • Booking Brought Forward - Hospital
  • Data entry error
  • Hospital
  • Hospital / Surgeon has not prepared patient
  • Incomplete Patient Preparation
  • More Urgent Elective Case
  • No app. Beds
  • No beds
  • No ICU Beds
  • No theatre staff
  • Other
  • Over-Riding Emergency
  • Patient Admitted - Treatment Deferred
  • Removal from wait list - Hospital initiated
  • Removal from waiting list
  • Surgeon - Unavailable
  • Surgeon Postponed
  • Surgical Unit initiated
  • Theatre - Equipment Unavailable
  • Theatre - List Overbooked
  • Theatre - Ran out of operation time
  • Theatre Staff Unavailable
  • Theatre staffing resources
  • Theatre unavailable
  •  'Procedure not Offered (PNRFP)'

Count the booking record where the Waiting List Name is ‘IP Elective Surgery’ and the removal reason code is listed above.


Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N
Denominator:Help on this term

Total number of bookings made, excluding booking cancellations listed to be excluded.

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetHospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date, DDMMYYYY
Guide for use

Select All records from FactWaitingList where this field contains a date value within the reporting range and where the [ArchiveFlag] is set to 0.


Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—reason for removal from a waiting list, code (Tasmanian) X[AAAAAA]
Guide for use

Select All records from WaitingListOfferOfOutcome except where Removal Reason is identified as one of the following Hospital Initiated Postponement Reasons:

  • Admitted as Emergency
  • Error
  • Standby
  • Transferred to another Wait List
  • Earlier Booking Made
  • Other

Count the booking record where the Waiting List Name is ‘IP Elective Surgery’ and the removal reason code is NOT listed above.


Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N
Data Element / Data SetElective care waiting list episode—waiting list name type, text X[X(39)]
Guide for use

Select All records from FactWaitingList where WaitingListName is identified as: 'IP Elective Surgery'


Disaggregation:Help on this term

Specified disaggregation: Hospital and region.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetHospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date, DDMMYYYY
Guide for use

This date value is the census snapshot period


Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
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NN[N]

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this term
  • 2016-17 Service Agreement

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2015, AES9 - Elective Surgery - Number of Hospital initiated postponements for pre and post admission for Elective Surgery procedures, 2015 Tasmanian Health, Archived 09/12/2016

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