Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2017, EFF5 - Elective Surgery - Number of hospital initiated postponements for pre and post admission for Elective Surgery procedures, 2017
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Hospital Initiated Postponements|
|Registration status:||Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019|
This KPI measures the number of hospital initiated postponements and is expressed as a percentage (result).
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:||Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2017 Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019|
|Outcome area:||Elective surgery access Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
Determine the number of patients that are postponed by the hospital either pre or post admission.
100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Count the total number of Hospital Initiated Postponements for patients waiting on the Elective Surgery Waiting List.
|Numerator data elements:|
Total number of bookings made, excluding booking cancellations listed to be excluded.
|Denominator data elements:|
Specified disaggregation: Hospital and region.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Unit of measure:||Person|
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Supersedes 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 Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019