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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 041660
Version
3
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Derived Data Element
Approval Status
Draft
14-Mar-2016  
Current
15-Aug-2016  
Retired
28-Jun-2017  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-2016
Effective To
30-Jun-2017
Definition
An indicator of whether an episode of admitted patient care resulted in the patient undergoing a clinical assessment only.
Context
Sub-acute and non-acute admitted patient (SNAP) care
Short Name
Clinical assessment only indicator
Name in Other Contexts
-
Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric
Representation Class
Code
Format
N
Minimum Character Length
1
Maximum Character Length
1
Permissible Values
CodeDescription
1Yes
2No
Supplementary Values
CodeDescription
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
An episode of care is regarded as 'assessment only' if a patient was seen for clinical assessment only and no treatment or further intervention was planned by the assessing clinical team.

Code 1 Yes
This code is used when the patient was assessed by a clinical team but received no treatment during an episode. These episodes are usually of short duration, normally less than 3 days.

Code 2 No
This code is used when the patient was assessed and then goes on to receive treatment.

Code 8 Unknown
This code is used when it is unknown whether the patient was seen for assessment only.

Code 9 Not stated/inadequately described
This code is used when it is has not been reported whether the patient was seen for assessment only.
Verification Rules
Queensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection:
Hospital service-care type (QHAPDC) must be code 09 Geriatric Evaluation and Management, 10 Psychogeriatric care, 11 Maintenance care, 20 Rehabilitation care or 30 Palliative care.
Must not be null for admitted patient sub-acute and non-acute records.
Must be 1 or 2.
Collection Methods
Hospital Based Corporate Information System (HBCIS):
HBCIS uses a Y/N flag and maps in HQI as follows:
Y maps to code 1 Yes
N maps to code 2 No

Queensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC):
Only code 1 Yes and code 2 No are valid for QHAPDC.
Comment
Queensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC):
This data element no longer needs to be supplied for sub and non-acute separations on or after 1 July 2017.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201630-Jun-2017
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Private Facility Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2016-2017QH 020315 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201630-Jun-2017
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Public Hospital Services Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2016-2017QH 020314 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201630-Jun-2017
Data Quality Declaration
-
Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Source Document
METeOR data element: Episode of admitted patient care-clinical assessment only indicator, yes/no/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N, Identifier 550492, Health standard 11/04/2014 https://meteor.aihw.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/550492/meteorItemView/long
Keywords

Assessment; SNAP