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Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2017, ACC9, 12, 15 - Elective Surgery - Category 1-3 maximum overdue days, 2017

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termES Category 1-3 maximum overdue days
METeOR identifier:Help on this term675862
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019
Description:Help on this term

This KPI measures the maximum wait days for category 1-3 patients still waiting on the Elective Surgery Waiting List who are ready for care at the end of the reporting period.

Rationale:Help on this term

Reduce the amount of time that patients wait on the Elective Surgery Waiting List for their procedure.

Indicator set:Help on this termService Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2017 Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019
Outcome area:Help on this termElective surgery access Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Identify the single longest waiting patient on the Elective Surgery Waiting List who is ready for care at the end of the reporting period.

Computation:Help on this term

Calculated a result for each category.

Numerator:Help on this term

No numerator

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—intended procedure, waiting list procedure (Tasmanian TWLPC) code NN[N]
Guide for use

Select All records from DimTWLPCExtraDetail where this field contains a value of 0 – indicating the procedure is a surgical one and within reporting range. This table will need to link to WaitingListHistory.PPPCode via the DimCode table.


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 WaitingListHistory where this field contains a date value within the reporting range and where the [ArcihveFlag] is set to 0.


Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—not ready for care, total days N[NNNN]
Guide for use

Select All records from WaitingListHistory where this field contains a value of 0 – indicating the patient is not suspended.


Data Element / Data SetElective care waiting list episode—clinical urgency, code X[AXAA]
Guide for use

Select All records from WaitingListHistory where this field contains a value of 1, 2 or 3 – indicating the patient is assigned a valid priority.


Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time (at a census date), total days N[NNN]
Guide for use

Select All records from WaitingListHistory where this field contains a value greater than the recommended number of days for the given priority.


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

Specified disaggregation: Hospital and urgency category.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCount
Data type:Help on this termPoint in time
Unit of measure:Help on this termTime (e.g. days, hours)
Format:Help on this term

NNN.NN

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this term
  • 2017-18 Service Agreement

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Elective Surgery - Category 1-3 maximum overdue days, 2018 Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/07/2019

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