Common - Clinical Documents



The Common - Clinical Document end product provides developers of systems generating CDA documents with important updates of:

  • Clinical Documents - Common Conformance Profile;
  • Conformance Test Specification for Authoring Systems.

It also introduces a new FAQ document providing important guidance for the usage of qualifiers in structured parts of CDA documents.

Common - Clinical Documents Diagram

Current Specifications: 

Specifications, guidance and associated collateral applicable to all types of clinical documents.

External Specifications: 
Clinical document library java

The Clinical Document Packaging Library provides a sample implementation of how to package CDA documents (and any attachments) following the Agency specifications.

By operation of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016, on 1 July 2016, all the assets and liabilities of NEHTA will vest in the Australian Digital Health Agency. In this website, on and from 1 July 2016, all references to "National E-Health Transition Authority" or "NEHTA" will be deemed to be references to the Australian Digital Health Agency. PCEHR means the My Health Record, formerly the "Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record", within the meaning of the My Health Records Act 2012 (Cth), formerly called the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012 (Cth).

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