Patient Activity Data

Applicable to: This Policy is applicable to all WA health system entities, as defined in this Policy.

Description:  The purpose of the Patient Activity Data Policy is to maintain the integrity of patient activity data collected within the WA health system.

This Policy is a mandatory requirement under the Information Management Policy Framework pursuant to section 26(2)(k) of the Health Services Act 2016.

This Policy is also a mandatory requirement for the Department of Health pursuant to section 29 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994.

This Policy supersedes:

  • MP 0058/17 Admission Policy 
  • MP 0056/17 Clinical Coding Policy 
  • MP 0143/20 Emergency Department Data Collection and Reporting Policy
  • MP 0059/17 Hospital Morbidity Data Reporting Cycle and Edit Protocol Policy
  • MP 0088/18 Elective Services Wait List Data Collection Data Reporting Requirements Policy
  • MP 0087/18 Non-admitted Activity Recording and Reporting Policy
  • MP 0036/16 Data Reporting Requirements for Episodes of Admitted Maintenance Care Policy
  • MP 0061/17 Data Reporting Requirements for Episodes of Admitted Palliative Care Policy.

Related Documents:

Admitted Activity

Emergency Department Activity

Community Mental Health Activity

Non-Admitted Activity

Supporting Documents:

The following information is not mandatory but informs and/or supports the implementation of this Policy: 

Date of effect: 01 July 2021

Policy Framework