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Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEmergency department presentation date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term684848
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The date on which a patient/client presents for the delivery of an emergency department service, expressed as DDMMYYYY.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Emergency department stay—presentation date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term684846
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The date on which a patient/client presents for the delivery of an emergency department service.

Context:Help on this term

Admitted patient care.

Community health care.

Hospital non-admitted patient care.

Object class:Help on this termEmergency department stay
Property:Help on this termPresentation date

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Date DDMMYYYY
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270566
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005
Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 31/08/2016
WA Health, Endorsed 06/03/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Not progressed 15/04/2019
Definition:Help on this termThe day of a particular month and year.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The date of patient presentation at the emergency department is the date of first recorded contact with an emergency department staff member. The first recorded contact can be the commencement of the clerical registration or triage process whichever happens first.

Comments:Help on this term

Required to identify commencement of a visit and for calculation of waiting times.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group

Origin:Help on this term

National Health Data Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Supersedes Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

See also Health service event—presentation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012

Is used in the formation of Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service episode length, total minutes NNNNN Health, Standard 25/01/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 26/05/2020

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Allied health non-admitted patient emergency department NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Emergency department presentation related data elements (TDLU) cluster Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 18/05/2021

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

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Retired 19/11/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 18/12/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2020–21 Health, Superseded 05/02/2021

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2021–22 Health, Standard 05/02/2021

DSS specific attributes +

Tasmanian Emergency Department Data Set - 2020 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 15/06/2020

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.5.7–Waiting times for emergency department care: percentage of patients whose length of emergency department stay is 4 hours or less, 2019 Health, Standard 09/04/2020
Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.5.7–Waiting times for emergency department care: percentage of patients whose length of emergency department stay is 4 hours or less, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 30/07/2021
Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.5.8–Waiting times for emergency department care: time spent in the emergency department, 2019 Health, Standard 09/04/2020
Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.5.8–Waiting times for emergency department care: time spent in the emergency department, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 30/07/2021
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21b–Waiting times for emergency hospital care: proportion of patients whose length of emergency department stay is less than or equal to four hours, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21b–Waiting times for emergency hospital care: proportion of patients whose length of emergency department stay is less than or equal to four hours, 2021 Health, Standard 16/09/2020
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21b–Waiting times for emergency hospital care: proportion of patients whose length of emergency department stay is less than or equal to four hours, 2022 Health, Standardisation pending 20/07/2021
Used as denominator
Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.5.7–Waiting times for emergency department care: percentage of patients whose length of emergency department stay is 4 hours or less, 2019 Health, Standard 09/04/2020
Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.5.7–Waiting times for emergency department care: percentage of patients whose length of emergency department stay is 4 hours or less, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 30/07/2021
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21b–Waiting times for emergency hospital care: proportion of patients whose length of emergency department stay is less than or equal to four hours, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21b–Waiting times for emergency hospital care: proportion of patients whose length of emergency department stay is less than or equal to four hours, 2021 Health, Standard 16/09/2020
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21b–Waiting times for emergency hospital care: proportion of patients whose length of emergency department stay is less than or equal to four hours, 2022 Health, Standardisation pending 20/07/2021
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