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Hospital service—care type

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term713748
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 03/04/2019
Definition:Help on this term

The overall nature of a clinical service provided to an admitted patient during an episode of care (admitted care), or the type of service provided by the hospital for boarders or posthumous organ procurement (care other than admitted care).

Context:Help on this term

Admitted patient care and hospital activity:

For admitted patients, the type of care received will determine the appropriate casemix classification employed to classify the episode of care.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Hospital service
Definition:Help on this termA service provided within a hospital, characterised by only one care type.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care event

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termIncludes hospital services provided to an admitted patient, to a hospital boarder, and to an organ donor who has been declared brain dead.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralia Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Care type
Definition:Help on this term

A descriptor of the overall nature of a service provided.

Property group:Help on this termService provision event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Hospital service—care type Health, Superseded 03/04/2019, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/09/2016, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Hospital service—care type, code N[N] Health, Standard 03/04/2019

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