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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040008
Version
2
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Draft
12-Jun-2014  
Current
04-Aug-2014  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
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Effective From
01-Jul-2014
Effective To
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Definition
Date on which an admitted patient commences an episode of care.
Context
Admitted patient care
Short Name
Admission date-episode
Name in Other Contexts
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Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric character
Representation Class
Date
Format
DDMMYYYY
Minimum Character Length
8
Maximum Character Length
8
Permissible Values
-
Supplementary Values
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Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
This may be a formal admission or a statistical admission.
Verification Rules
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Collection Methods
Queensland Cancer Registry (QCR):
If notification is from a pathology lab, this date is the sample collection date.
Comment
This data element is required to identify the period in which the admitted patient episode and hospital stay occurred and for derivation of length of stay.
Some information systems restrict date storage to CCYYMMDD format e.g. Oracle systems.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Is related but not equivalent to Admitted patient hospital stay-admission date QH 040131 Version 2
Is used in the derivation of Admitted patient-length of stay (excluding leave days), total days at point during episode of care QH 040016 Version 2
Is used in the derivation of Elective surgery waiting list episode-waiting time (at removal), total days QH 040963 Version 2
Is used in the derivation of Episode of admitted patient care (newborn)-total number of acute (qualified)/unqualified days QH 040375 Version 2
Is used in the derivation of Episode of admitted patient care-age at admission, total years QH 041753 Version 1
Is used in the derivation of Episode of admitted patient care-diagnosis related group (AR-DRG v7.0) QH 041587 Version 8
Is used in the derivation of Episode of admitted patient care-length of stay (excluding leave days), total days QH 040015 Version 2
Is used in the derivation of Episode of admitted patient care-major diagnostic category (AR-DRG v7.0) QH 041588 Version 8
Relates to Admission QH 040381 Version 3
Relates to Episode of admitted patient care QH 041604 Version 1
Relates to Episode of admitted patient care-admission time QH 040009 Version 2
Supersedes Admission date-episode QH 040008 Version 1
Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Cancer Register (QCR) Data CollectionQH 020002 Version 201-Jul-201930-Jun-2021
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Cancer Register (QCR) Data CollectionQH 020002 Version 301-Jul-2021
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Cancer Registry (QCR) Data CollectionQH 020002 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201430-Jun-2019
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201430-Jun-2019
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 2Mandatory01-Jul-2019
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Source Document
METeOR data elements:
Episode of admitted patient care-admission date, DDMMYYYY, Indicator 269967, Health standard 01/03/2005 https://meteor.aihw.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/269967/meteorItemView/long
Episode of admitted patient care-admission date, DDMMYYYY, Indicator 695137, Health standard 06/09/2018 https://meteor.aihw.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/695137/meteorItemView/long