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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 020008
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Information Asset
Metadata Set Type
Data Collection
Approval Status
Current
01-Jan-1989 
Superseded
11-Mar-2020 
Approval Type
Documented
Approving Authority
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Effective From
01-Jan-1989
Effective To
30-Jun-2019
Description
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Short Name
MAC
Strategic Alignment Attributes
Actual or potential statewide coverage
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Absence would cause significant impact on QH business
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Supports enterprise-wide decision making
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Supports enterprise-wide reporting requirements
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Supports the strategic directions of QH
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Strategic Asset Indicator
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Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
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Purpose
To collect summary data on admitted and non-admitted patient activity and bed availability from public acute hospitals, public residential psychiatric hospitals and public residential aged care facilities. The MAC also collects summary data on residents admitted to multi-purpose health services and bed availability in multi-purpose health services.
Scope
Public hospitals, public residential psychiatric hospitals, public residential aged care facilities and multi-purpose health services in Queensland.
Coverage
QLD
Content
Summary level information on admitted and non-admitted patients including admissions, accrued patient days, and non-admitted patient occasions of service from public hospitals. Summary level information on admitted patients from public residential psychiatric hospitals and residents from public residential aged care facilities and multi-purpose health services.
Sites Implemented
Public hospitals, public residential psychiatric hospitals and multi-purpose health services in Queensland.
Published Outputs
Data is published in Australian Hospital Statistics, an annual publication of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Frequency of Updates
Data collected on a monthly basis and a finalised file is released annually.
Information Security Classification
IN-CONFIDENCE
Accessibility
Ad hoc requests for data are handled by the Statistical Reporting and Coordination Unit, Statistical Services Branch.
Access Constraints
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Use Constraints
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Methodology
Public hospitals, public residential psychiatric hospitals, public residential aged care facilities and multi-purpose health services provide monthly returns electronically (web-based forms) through MAC Online.

The collection supports the management of data for the Outpatient Care NMDS and the Public Hospital Establishments NMDS.
Statistical Unit
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Reporting Requirements
Directive #QH-HSD-019:2012 requires Hospital and Health Services to provide monthly activity data to the Chief Executive on a monthly basis. Under the National Health Reform Agreement information is supplied on a quarterly basis to the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority for determining the efficient price of health services provided by public hospitals and to the National Health Funding Body for funding of public hospital services. Information is supplied on an annual basis to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare under the Health Information Agreement and the Australian Department of Health and Aged Care under the National Healthcare Agreement.
Frequency of Reporting Requirements
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Comments
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Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by Monthly Activity Collection (MAC) QH 020008 Version 2
Implementation in
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Included Data Elements and Performance Indicators

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationApproval StatusEffective fromEffective to
Derived Data ElementAccrued patient daysQH 040016 Version 1Superseded01-Jan-199330-Jun-2014
Data ElementAdministrative healthcare provider-health service district codeQH 040192 Version 4Superseded01-Jul-200830-Jun-2009
Data ElementAdministrative healthcare provider-health service district codeQH 040192 Version 5Superseded01-Jul-200931-Oct-2010
Data ElementAdministrative healthcare provider-health service district codeQH 040192 Version 7Retired01-Jul-201130-Jun-2012
Data Element ConceptAdmitted patientQH 040380 Version 1Superseded01-Jul-199830-Jun-2014
Data Element ConceptAdmitted patientQH 040380 Version 2Current01-Jul-201430-Jun-2019
Derived Data ElementAdmitted patient-length of stay (excluding leave days), total days at point during episode of careQH 040016 Version 2ConditionalCurrent01-Jul-201430-Jun-2019
Cross-ClassificatoryAmbulatory clinic typesQH 040761 Version 1Superseded01-Jan-198930-Jun-2006
Data Element ConceptAvailable bedQH 040260 Version 1Current01-Jul-199330-Jun-2019
Data Element ConceptAvailable bed alternativeQH 040261 Version 1Current01-Jul-199330-Jun-2019
Data ElementCare typeQH 040013 Version 5Superseded01-Jul-200028-Feb-2005
Data ElementCare typeQH 040013 Version 6Superseded01-Mar-200530-Jun-2013
Data ElementChargeable/compensable class status changeQH 040255 Version 1Retired01-Jul-199330-Jun-1999
Data ElementCompensable/eligibility status for non-admitted patientsQH 040759 Version 1Retired01-Jul-199330-Jun-1999
Derived Data ElementEpisode of admitted patient care (newborn)-total number of acute (qualified)/unqualified daysQH 040375 Version 2ConditionalCurrent01-Jul-201430-Jun-2019
Data ElementEpisode typeQH 040013 Version 2Superseded01-Jul-199530-Jun-1998
Data ElementEpisode typeQH 040013 Version 3Superseded01-Jul-199830-Jun-1999
Data ElementEpisode typeQH 040013 Version 4Superseded01-Jul-199930-Jun-2000
Data ElementEstablishment-number of available beds for admitted patients/residentsQH 041054 Version 1MandatorySuperseded01-Jul-199730-Jun-2009
Derived Data ElementEstablishment-number of group session non-admitted patient service events, total service eventsQH 042646 Version 1ConditionalSuperseded01-Jul-201330-Jun-2018
Derived Data ElementEstablishment-number of group session non-admitted patient service events, total service eventsQH 042646 Version 2ConditionalCurrent01-Jul-201830-Jun-2019
Data ElementFacility typeQH 040263 Version 2MandatorySuperseded01-Jul-200031-Jul-2000
Data ElementFacility typeQH 040263 Version 3MandatorySuperseded01-Aug-200030-Jun-2003
Data ElementFacility typeQH 040263 Version 4MandatorySuperseded01-Jul-200331-Dec-2003
Data ElementFacility typeQH 040263 Version 5MandatorySuperseded01-Jan-200430-Jun-2009
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Systems
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Source Organisation
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Source Document
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Keywords

MAC; MAS; Monthly Activity