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Definition

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.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Comments

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).

Origin:
National Health Data Committee

Comments:

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

References

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