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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 020263
Version
2
Metadata Item Type
Information Asset
Metadata Set Type
Data Collection
Approval Status
Draft
13-Jun-2019 
Current
21-Sep-2021 
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
Information Management Strategic Governance Committee (IMSGC), Queensland Health
Effective From
01-Jul-2019
Effective To
30-Jun-2021
Description
Information captured on a system developed by Healthcare Software (HCS) Inc. to provide clinicians, in a user-friendly way, access to the Queensland Health List of Approved Medicines (LAM) and appropriate decision support.
Short Name
LAM Data Collection
Strategic Alignment Attributes
Actual or potential statewide coverage
Yes
Can be accessed (read only) by all Queensland Health (QH) staff.
Absence would cause significant impact on QH business
Yes
For pharmacists.
Supports enterprise-wide decision making
No
Supports enterprise-wide reporting requirements
No
Supports the strategic directions of QH
No
Strategic Asset Indicator
Yes
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
-
Purpose
To allow input and retrieval of information relating to changes to the LAM-listed medicines.
Scope
All medicines approved for use in Queensland public hospitals and facilities.
Coverage
QLD
Content
Data entries or selection of each medicine (including product form and strength) recommended by QHMAC for addition to the LAM, deletion or change to its LAM listing, with applicable restrictions on its use. Includes links to other online clinical resources and statewide guidelines.
Sites Implemented
Medication Services Queensland (MSQ) data administrators.
Published Outputs
Report on A-Z list of medicines is generated monthly.
Frequency of Updates
Monthly
Information Security Classification
OFFICIAL
Accessibility
Available on request at the discretion of the Director, Medication Services Queensland. (An A-Z pdf list is publicly available).
Access Constraints
All QH employees can access LAM via their QH email address and Novell login password.
Use Constraints
Authentication process required for QH employees.
Methodology
Data entered from monthly minutes of QHMAC.
Statistical Unit
-
Reporting Requirements
Nil.
Frequency of Reporting Requirements
-
Comments
-
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by List of Approved Medicines (LAM) Data Collection QH 020263 Version 3
Supersedes List of Approved Medicines (LAM) Data Collection QH 020263 Version 1
Implementation in
-
Included Data Elements and Performance Indicators
Data Quality Declaration
-
Source and Reference Attributes
Source Systems
List of Approved Medicines (LAM) - Application
Source Organisation
Healthcare Software (Software as a Service)
Source Document
qlam.com.au
Keywords

Approved; Medicines