ER Delay

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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: ER Delay
CCMDB Label: not stated
CCMDB tab: not stated
Table: Created_variables_common table
Data type: date
Length: n/a
Program: Med and CC
Created/Raw: Created
Start Date: 1900-01-01
End Date: 2300-01-01
Sort Index: 8

The ER Delay is the difference between the Accept DtTm and Arrive_DtTm for patients arriving from the ER.

It's is calculated by created_variables_common_maker query and stored in created_variables_common table in CFE.

data use

  • Measure the time spent using ER bed/facilities/staff while already accepted under a Medicine or Critical Care Service.
  • Measure the delay of movement of patient from ER bed to Medicine or Critical Care bed.

Data Integrity Checks (SMW)

 AppStatus
Query check ER Delay not too bigCCMDB.accdbneeds review

related fields

Reporting and Analysis

The SAS Program to read the data is in X:\Julie\SAS_CFE\CFE_macros\CFE_ERWait_Moves.sas

Legacy

Used to be collected as ER Wait and before that as Moves for Medicine.

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