Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Admitted patient episode coding (clinical coding) including contracted care - timeliness, 2018

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Admitted patient episode coding (clinical coding) including contracted care - timeliness
METeOR identifier:700645
Registration status:Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/07/2019
Description:

This KPI measures the percentage of admitted patient episodes coded within 42 days of the episode separation.

Indicator set:Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018 Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/07/2019

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

This KPI is measured as a percentage.


All admitted patient episode separations within the specified assessment period are within scope.  The coding date (considered to be the date recorded against the principal diagnosis field in iPM) will be compared with the separation date.  All records not coded within 42 days of the separation date will be considered to fail.

Computation:

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:

Number of admitted patient episode separations for the KPI assessment period coded within 42 days

Denominator:

Number of admitted patient episode separations including contracted care for the KPI assessment period

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Episode
Format:

NN[N]

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:

2018-19 Service Agreement

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Admitted patient episode coding (clinical coding) including contracted care - timeliness within 42 days of separation (State-wide), 2019 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019