Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Service delivery mode
Synonymous names:Service mode
METeOR identifier:679543
Registration status:Health, Superseded 17/07/2020
Definition:

The method of communication between a non-admitted patient and a healthcare provider during a service event, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1In person
2Telephone
3Videoconference
4Electronic mail
5Postal/courier service
8Other

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1   In person

The healthcare provider delivers the service in the physical presence of the patient (i.e., in the same room). Codes 1 and 3 provide a measure of 'face-to-face' service delivery.

CODE 2   Telephone

The healthcare provider delivers the service using a telephone. This includes teleconference.

CODE 3   Videoconference

The healthcare provider delivers the service using videoconference equipment. Codes 1 and 3 provide a measure of 'face-to-face' service delivery.

CODE 4   Electronic mail

The healthcare provider delivers the service via electronic mail.

CODE 5   Postal/courier service

The healthcare provider delivers the service via postal (including courier) services.

Comments:

Guide for use sourced from Queensland Health (data element QHLTH 040780).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:

The mode is from the point of view of the patient in relation to the healthcare provider who records the service event in the patient's medical record.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Appointment—service delivery mode, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

Supersedes Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 05/02/2021

See also Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery setting, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Activity based funding: Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2018-19 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 30/06/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +