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Information Asset Detail

Queensland Health Clinical Costing System (IntelPlus/Costpro) Data Collection
Identifying and Definitional Attributes
QH 020712 v1
Information Asset
Data Collection
Information Management Strategic Governance Committee (IMSGC), Queensland Health
IntelPlus combines information from multiple data sources providing a data warehouse for the patient centric Clinical Costing Data that is costed in the costing engine CostPro. The data is pre-validated using defined business rules in a staging warehouse prior to transfer to site databases for the purposes of costing. In addition, it is a data repository allowing reporting functionality using business intelligence tools over the patient centric activity and costing data.

CostPro is a patient centric costing engine that undertakes product level costing of patient activity. CostPro allows you to determine the fully absorbed cost of patient activity, cost drivers and implications. It delivers complete transparency of overhead allocations and the ability to quickly audit and track where costs have been allocated within the organization.

The final costed data is then loaded back into IntelPlus tables providing the cost of each patient's episode. Any changes in the costing data structures are then reflected in the final cost outcomes for each episode once the costing update process is run.
IntelPlus/CostPro DC
Strategic Alignment Attributes
Contains patent level costing data from multiple facilities within each Hospital and Health Service (HHS).
Costing data is a major input into Jurisdictional and national Activity Based Funding models.
It enables cost and profit loss reporting against weighted activity units.
It underpins annual cost weight tables.
The Clinical Costing System provides the patient level input data for jurisdictional and national Activity Based Funding models. It supplies the patient level model for the Queensland Purchasing model, underpinning elements of the Service Level Agreements.
Collection and Usage Attributes
An aggregate group of software tools used to calculate the cost of patient care which enables analysis and reporting of hospital costs and other management information at multiple levels across Queensland Health's major public hospitals.
All inpatients, emergency presentations and outpatient occasions of service where these have been electronically recorded.
-Patient centric costs and detailed clinical activity and procedure information, including patient demographics and coding.
-Department centric products and costs.
-Cost centre centric payroll and GL information.
-Classification systems: International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG), Service Related Groups (SRG), Commonwealth Medibank Schedule (CMBS) codes and other nationally recognised patient classification systems.
The system is being implemented with data starting from the 19-20 fiscal year (prior years costing data from the legacy costing system will be made available for reporting following the full implementation of the costing system replacement).
Implementing Hospital and Health Services sites for this solution are
-Cairns and Hinterland
-Central West Queensland
-Central Queensland
-Metro North
-Metro South
-North West Queensland
-Sunshine Coast
-South West Queensland
-Torres and Cape
-West Moreton.
Routine and adhoc reports will be developed by Hospital and Health Service costing teams and the Department of Health (DoH) using available business intelligence reporting tools.
Daily where system to system transfer of data can be enabled. However, for most systems updates will be weekly or monthly.
In system security model managed at application level with defined users. At the discretion of HHSs and DoH.
Only named users have access to the system using Novell Identification login processes.
Patient centric data excludes patient identifiable fields excepting medical record number.
Data extracts
Numerous reports are provided from the system at HHS and DoH level to meet business and clinical analysis of activity.
An annual extract routine from each database is run to meet jurisdictional and national reporting requirements for the National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) and Financial Residential Activity Collection (FRAC).
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ViewRelationshipMetadata Item TypeMetadata Item SubtypeNameIdentifier & VersionApproval Status
SupersedesInformation AssetData CollectionQueensland Health Clinical Costing System (Sunrise Decision Support) Data CollectionQH 020195 Version 2Current
SupersedesInformation AssetData CollectionQueensland Health Clinical Costing System (Sunrise Decision Support) Data CollectionQH 020195 Version 1Superseded
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