Emergency department events. Data Provider: CDHB; Data Source: Decision Support’s Data Warehouse

Additional information:

Have_(encrypted)_NHI Yes
Personally identifiable (e.g. linked to NHI numbers) and longitudinal or aggregated (e.g. for planning, clinical research etc.)? NHI
Volume of data (e.g. how many records) Since when? 80,000 visits pa each with many pieces of service and some clinical data
Purpose and governance including ethics committee/patient consent mechanisms. Q: How do you get around ethics/privacy issues with your data sources? Esp. DHBs? Each organisation’s data is covered by their own protocols.
Scope Provider
Presence of Data dictionary? Column headings in Excel or any kind of data model if residing in a relational database (e.g. Access, SQL Server, Oracle etc.) Yes