Emergency department stay—physical departure date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Emergency department physical departure date|
|Registration status:||Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021|
The date on which a patient departs an emergency department after a stay, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Emergency department care.
|Data Element Concept:||Emergency department stay—physical departure date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, code N should guide the selection of the value to be recorded in this field:
Collected in conjunction with Emergency department stay—physical departure time, hhmm.
This data element has been developed for the purpose of State and Territory compliance with the National Healthcare Agreement and the agreed national access performance indicator.
Source and reference attributes
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Emergency department stay—physical departure date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 25/01/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 22/05/2020, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
See also Emergency department stay—physical departure time, hhmm Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2022–23 Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021