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released: 12 Mar 2010 author: AIHW

This document provides guidance on engaging with the national processes responsible for health information and data standards, to ensure that data collected are consistent and therefore accurate and useful for policy, planning and program management.

ISSN 1833-1238; ISBN 978-1-74249-004-5; Cat. no. CSI 8; 16pp.; Internet only

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (180KB PDF)
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • Engaging with the national health information committees (325KB PDF)
      • Which are the key national health information committees?
      • What does the NHISSC do?
      • What is ‘data development’?
      • Why should I engage with the NHISSC?
      • How do I contact the NHISSC?
    • Attachment 1 (753KB PDF)
      • Funding and auspice arrangements made for metadata development (97KB PDF)
      • Advise NHISSC of upcoming data development for addition to agenda
      • Advise MMU of metadata development work
      • Documents sent to NHISSC Secretariat
      • Work item added to the NHISSC agenda for next meeting
      • NHISSC accepts metadata work
      • Secretariat advises Data Developer and MMU
      • Metadata Development
      • Metadata standard development completed in METeOR
      • Metadata standards are reviewed by MMU
      • Feedback provided to Data Developer
      • Adjustments made, approved by Data working group
      • Final review by MMU
      • Approved by MMU
      • MMU advises NHISSC Secretariat
      • Metadata standards for endorsement added to NHISSC agenda
      • Metadata standard endorsed by NHISSC
      • Secretariat advises Data Developer and MMU

Recommended citation

AIHW 2010. Creating nationally-consistent health information: engaging with the national health information committees. Cat. no. CSI 8. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 24 March 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468336>.

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