troubleshooting Question

Need to create a unique id, using todays date is YYMMDDHHMM format, adding sequential number and text added

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Becky EdwardsFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerSQL
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The unique id has to be this
Patient Refund (PR) +Year(YY) + Month(MM) + Day(DD) + Hour(HH) + Minute(MM) + Sequence Number/Count (001)
Example:
2/13/2016 7:30AM record number 16 = "PR" & 160213 & 0730 & 016 = PR1602130730016

I have this so far:  CONCAT('PR',(CONVERT(VARCHAR, GETDATE()-1, 112)))
but that just returns PR20160713

I have tested all the date formats listed on the internet and none of them bring up what I want.

Is this even possible?
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