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Definition

The date of service contact between a health service provider and patient/client.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Date DDMMYYYY ".
Data Type Date/Time
Format DDMMYYYY
Maximum character length 8

Comments

Guide for use:
Requires services to record the date of each service contact, including the same date where multiple visits are made on one day (except where the visits may be regarded as a continuation of the one service contact). Where an individual patient/client participates in a group activity, a service contact date is recorded if the person's participation in the group activity results in a dated entry being made in the patient's/client's record.

References

Related content

Relation Count
Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 3
As a denominator in an Indicator 3
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 3