Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Elective Surgery - maximum wait days - Category 3, 2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:ES Category 3 maximum overdue days
METeOR identifier:717682
Registration status:Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019
Description:

This KPI measures the maximum wait days for category 3 patients still waiting on the Elective Surgery Waiting List who are ready for care at the end of the reporting period.

Rationale:

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

Indicator set:Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/01/2020
Outcome area:Elective surgery access Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

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:

Calculated a result for category 3

Numerator:

No numerator

Numerator data elements:
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 3 – 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:

Specified disaggregation: Hospital and urgency category.

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

Representational attributes

Representation class:Count
Data type:Point in time
Unit of measure:Time (e.g. days, hours)
Format:

NNN.NN