START DATE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

Format/length: see DATE
HES item: ADMIDATE
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Notes:
START DATES (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the same as attribute START DATE.

The START DATE of the HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL is the date of admission: the CONSULTANT or MIDWIFE has assumed responsibility for care following the decision to admit the PATIENT

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural START DATES (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)