Summary

The Victorian Integrated Non-Admitted Health (VINAH) minimum dataset manual deals with data on the provision of a range of non-admitted health services in Victoria.

Section 1 Introduction

Introduction to the VINAH manual with an overview of VINAH, the history and development of VINAH and summaries of the manual's contents.

Section 2 - Concepts and derived items

Concept definitions and other information relating to data concepts that underlie the VINAH MDS.

Section 3 - Data elements

Concept definitions and other information relating to data concepts that underlie the VINAH MDS.

Section 4 - Business rules

Business rules that are in place in the data collection. Business rules serve many purposes in the VINAH data collection, the most important being to preserve the quality, consistency and integrity of the data.

Section 5 - Introduction compilation and transmission

Introduction to Section 5 of the Manual which specifies the technical requirements of data transmissions that are to be made to the department.

Section 5a - Transmission and compliance

Requirements for generation and transmission of VINAH MDS data to the Department.

Section 5b - VINAH transaction implementation guide

Best practice for designing and implementing software to generate VINAH HL7 transmissions and maintain compliance with submission requirements over time.

Section 5c - HL7 Reference and implementation guide

best practice for designing and implementing software to generate VINAH HL7 transmissions and maintain compliance with submission requirements over time.

Section 5d - HealthCollect Portal manual transmission process

Advice on how to submit VINAH data to the HealthCollect Portal.

Section 5e - Submission purge procedure

How to remove submissions from VINAH completely. It details how to undertake a 'rollback' which returns the VINAH database to reflect a point in time prior to the submission of a file.

Section 7 - Validation reports

Documents the control reports including their contents, layout and use. Control Reports in VINAH are used primarily to manage the lifecycle of transmissions and maintain data.

Section 8 -Validations

Lists all of the VINAH edits and indicates the message that will be returned for each edit.

Section 9 - Code list

Lists and describes all the codes associated with each data element.

Section 10 - Testing

Information to sites and vendors sending test data to VINAH.

 

Please note: The 'Section 6 - Request reports' that has been included with previous versions of the VINAH manual is not included with this edition.

Details

Publication Type
Document
Topic
Policies and guidelines
Date Published
08 Jul 2019
Size
14 documents, various sizes
Available format
pdf, xlsx (Section 9)
Author
Department of Health & Human Services