Date of separation from facility. This can be statistical separation (episode type change) or formal separation (for patients who are discharged, transferred or died).
Institutional health care
For the provision of State and Territory hospital data to Commonwealth agencies this field must:
- be <= last day of financial year
- be >= first day of financial year
- be >= Admission date
Some Queensland Health information systems restrict date storage to CCYYMMDD format e.g. Oracle systems.
Implementation in Metadata Sets