Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Elective Surgery - Number of pre-admission hospital initiated postponements due to no beds for Elective Surgery procedures, 2018
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Hospital Initiated Postponements|
|Registration status:||Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 28/03/2019|
This KPI measures the number of pre-admission hospital initiated postponements due to no beds for elective surgery procedures 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 Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 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 due to no beds by the hospital pre-admission.
Include only those patients identified as postponed 'Pre-Admission'. This can be determined by looking for a matching inpatient episode. If no inpatient episode is found the postponement occurred pre-admission. Otherwise if there is a matching inpatient episode then this is evidence the patient was admitted and the postponement occurred "Post-Admission".
100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Count the total number of pre-admission Hospital Initiated Postponements due to no beds 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.
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|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