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Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Elective Surgery - maximum wait days - Category 2, 2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termES Category 2 maximum overdue days
METeOR identifier:Help on this term717680
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019
Description:Help on this term

This KPI measures the maximum wait days for category 2 patients still waiting on the Elective Surgery Waiting List who are ready for care at the end of the reporting period.

Rationale:Help on this term

Reduce the amount of time that patients wait on the Elective Surgery Waiting List for their procedure.

Outcome area:Help on this termElective surgery access Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Identify the single longest waiting patient on the Elective Surgery Waiting List who is ready for care at the end of the reporting period.

Computation:Help on this term

Calculated a result for category 2

Numerator:Help on this term

No numerator

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—intended procedure, waiting list procedure (Tasmanian TWLPC) code NN[N]
Guide for use

Select all records from DimTWLPCExtraDetail where this field contains a value of 0 – indicating the procedure is a surgical one and within reporting range. This table will need to link to WaitingListHistory.PPPCode via the DimCode table.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—person identifier, identifier (Tasmanian) N(9)
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetHospital census (of elective surgery waitlist patients)—census date, DDMMYYYY
Guide for use

Select All records from WaitingListHistory where this field contains a date value within the reporting range and where the [ArcihveFlag] is set to 0.


Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—not ready for care, total days N[NNNN]
Guide for use

Select all records from WaitingListHistory where this field contains a value of 0 – indicating the patient is not suspended.


Data Element / Data SetElective care waiting list episode—clinical urgency, code X[AXAA]
Guide for use

Select all records from WaitingListHistory where this field contains a value of 2 – indicating the patient is assigned a valid priority.


Data Element / Data SetElective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time (at a census date), total days N[NNN]
Guide for use

Select allrecords from WaitingListHistory where this field contains a value greater than the recommended number of days for the given priority.


Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N
Disaggregation:Help on this term

Specified disaggregation: Hospital and urgency category.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier, (Tasmanian) identifier NNNN
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—region identifier, code (Tasmanian) N

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCount
Data type:Help on this termPoint in time
Unit of measure:Help on this termTime (e.g. days, hours)
Format:Help on this term

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