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The identifier for the establishment in which episode or event occurred. Each separately administered health care establishment to have a unique identifier at the national level.


Data Element (this item)


Guide for use:

Concatenation of:

Australian state/territory identifier (character position 1);

Sector (character position 2);

Region identifier (character positions 3-4); and

Organisation identifier (state/territory), (character positions 5-9).

National Health Data Committee


Establishment identifier should be able to distinguish between all health care establishments nationally.


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Relation Count
Use within a Question 0
Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 18
As a denominator in an Indicator 2
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 9