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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 043114
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Draft
17-Sep-2019  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
Information Management Strategic Governance Committee (IMSGC), Queensland Health
Effective From
01-Jul-2017
Effective To
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Definition
The total number of days a patient waited on a gastrointestinal endoscopy waiting list, as at the date of removal from the list or the census date, excluding any days the patient was waiting with a less urgent clinical category and excluding any days the patient was not ready for care.
Context
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Short Name
Waiting time (GIE)
Name in Other Contexts
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Representational Attributes
Datatype
Integer
Representation Class
Quantitative Value
Format
[N(3)]N
Minimum Character Length
1
Maximum Character Length
4
Permissible Values
Positive integer in the range 0-9999
Supplementary Values
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Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
Waiting time is calculated differently between gastrointestinal endoscopy patients who have a Clinical urgency category of 4 Urgent, 5 Semi-urgent or 6 Non-urgent and those with a category of 9 Surveillance. 

Waiting time calculation
For category 4 Urgent, 5 Semi-urgent or 6 Non-urgent patients, waiting time is calculated as the total number of days from the Placed on list date to either the Removal date or the Census date, minus any days the patient was not ready for care, and also minus any days the patient waited with a less urgent Clinical urgency category than their category at the Removal date or at the Census date.
 
For category 9 Surveillance patients, waiting time is calculated as the total number of days from the Surveillance due date to either the Removal date or the Census date, minus any days the patient was not ready for care. 

Start and end dates 
For category 4 Urgent, 5 Semi-urgent or 6 Non-urgent patients:
The start of the waiting time is the Placed on list date. 
For GIE waiting list removals (Part A), the end of the waiting time is the Removal date. 
For GIE waiting list census (Part B), the end of the waiting time is Census date. 

For category 9 Surveillance patients:
The start of the waiting time is the Surveillance due date. 
For GIE waiting list removals (Part A), the end of the waiting time is the Removal date. 
For GIE waiting list census (Part B), the end of the waiting time is Census date. 
Where the patient was removed before the Surveillance due date, the waiting time should be recorded as 0 (zero). 

Not ready for care periods 
If there are any not ready for care (NRFC) periods, the total number of days a patient was not ready for care is made up of these NRFC periods. The NRFC period is the inclusive number of days from the NRFC start date to the NRFC end date. NRFC periods should not overlap however if this occurs the days are only counted once. 

Less urgent periods 
A patient's clinical urgency can be re-categorised over the course of their wait. If the patient had a period during the wait where their Clinical urgency category was less urgent than the category at the removal date or the census date, then this period should be subtracted from the total number of days waited. If a day has already been excluded due to an NRFC period, the day is excluded only once. 

When a patient is removed from a gastrointestinal endoscopy waiting list and requires reinstatement, the same service request should be reinstated where possible in order to continue the patient's waiting time from that previously accrued, with a not ready for care period applied where appropriate.
Verification Rules
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Data Collection (GIEDC):
Must not be blank.
Must be a valid integer.
Collection Methods
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Comment
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Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Implementation in Metadata Sets

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementGastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)-Removals Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2017-2018QH 020625 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201730-Jun-2018
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementGastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)-Removals Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2018-2019QH 020432 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201830-Jun-2019
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementGastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)-Removals Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2019-2020QH 020563 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201930-Jun-2020
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementGastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)-Removals Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2020-2021QH 020685 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-202030-Jun-2021
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementGastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)-Waiting Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2017-2018QH 020626 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201730-Jun-2018
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementGastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)-Waiting Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2018-2019QH 020433 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201830-Jun-2019
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementGastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)-Waiting Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2019-2020QH 020564 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201930-Jun-2020
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementGastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)-Waiting Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2020-2021QH 020686 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-202030-Jun-2021
Information AssetData CollectionGastrointestinal Endoscopy Data Collection (GIEDC)-RemovalsQH 020277 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-201730-Jun-2019
Information AssetData CollectionGastrointestinal Endoscopy Data Collection (GIEDC)-RemovalsQH 020277 Version 2Mandatory01-Jul-201930-Jun-2021
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
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Source Document
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