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Advance & End of Life Care

Goals of Care v1.0

EP-3024:2020

The Goals of Care clinical document type is used to capture advance care information in alignment with Western Australia’s Goals of Patient Care Summary documents.

Friday, 13 Mar 2020

Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning enables individuals to make choices about their future medical treatment in the event that they are cognitively impaired or otherwise unable to make their preferences known.

Advance Care Document Custodian

Advance care documents let individuals make choices about their future medical treatment in the event that they are cognitively impaired or otherwise unable to make their preferences known.

Clinical Documents

Goals of Care v1.0

EP-3024:2020

The Goals of Care clinical document type is used to capture advance care information in alignment with Western Australia’s Goals of Patient Care Summary documents.

Friday, 13 Mar 2020

Common - Clinical Documents

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

Clinical Documents - Health Programs

Pharmaceutical Benefits Report

The Medicare and Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) benefits report records information about pharmaceutical items prescribed and dispensed to an individual that were partially or fully funded under the Pharmaceutical Benefit Schedule (PBS) or Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS)

Medicare DVA Benefits Report

The Medicare and DVA benefits reports records information about Medicare and Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) funded services provided to an individual.

Medicare DVA Benefits Report in the Australian context

Australian Organ Donor Register

The Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR) is the national register for people to record their decision about becoming an organ and tissue donor.

Australian Immunisation Register

The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) was a national data register, established in 1996, that records details of vaccinations given to children under seven years of age who live in Australia and are enrolled in Medicare.

Clinical Informatics

Clinical Terminology

On this page find information on SNOMED® CT-AU, National Clinical Terminology Service and Open Source Software. 

Participation Data Specification

The participation data specification is a foundation document for the suite of data specifications that the Australian Digital Health Agency is developing for the Australian Health Informatics community across a range of health topics.

Data types in Agency specifications

This document defines the Australian Digital Health Agency’s required data types as a logical level profile that conforms directly to the draft ISO 21090 standard. The detail included in this specification is less than that specified in the ISO document and the technical detail becomes relevant within the scope of this profile, during construction/implementation of Agency information products.

Detailed Clinical Model Library

The Detailed Clinical Model Library is a suite of logical models that underpins the national My Health Record system. 

Continuity of Care

Referral

Referrals in the Australian context

Referrals are communications with the intention of initiating a transfer of responsibility for some aspects of a consumer’s ongoing management from one provider to another across a range of healthcare and human services fields.

Shared Health Summary

The aim of a shared health summary is to provide key pieces of information about an individual’s health status, facilitating care across their entire healthcare domain.

Shared health summary in the Australian context

Discharge Summary

A discharge summary is defined as "A collection of information about events during care by a provider or organisation." [AS4700.6(Int)2007].  It comprises a document produced during a patient's stay in hospital.

Discharge summaries in the Australian context

Developer Resources

My Health Record B2B Developer Guides

The following Developer Guides will help you understand high level concepts regarding the HI Service and My Health Record system, register as a developer for the HI Service and My Health Record system, request Test Certificates and Test Environment Data, install the Test Certificates locally and importing certificates in CIS Software. 

 

My Health Record – B2B Gateway

The Business-to-Business (B2B) Gateway services allow a range of systems to access the My Health Record system, such as clinical systems, systems integrated via a gateway, and contracted service providers acting on behalf of healthcare organisations.

Audience 

HIPS - Health Identifier and PCEHR System

The Health Identifier and PCEHR System (HIPS) is an interface service designed originally for health systems, particularly within hospitals. Different healthcare systems can be connected to share data using HIPS to pass information back and forth.

Healthcare Identifiers Integration Toolkit

The eHealth integration toolkits are a collection of integration tools and sample code resources available in both .NET and Java. The sample code and integration tools are used within the eHealth Reference Platform, forming part of the code library for tools and simulators.

My Health Record Integration Toolkit

The My Health Record integration toolkit contains libraries for business-to-business (B2B) connectivity to the My Health Record system. The toolkit provides sample code for all operations, schemas used and sample SOAP request and response messages.

Secure Messaging Integration Toolkit

The eHealth integration toolkits are a collection of integration tools and sample code resources available in both .NET and Java. The sample code and integration tools are used within the eHealth reference platform, forming part of the code library for tools and simulators.

Clinical Documents Integration Toolkit

The eHealth integration toolkits are a collection of integration tools and sample code resources available in both .NET and Java. The sample code and integration tools are used within the eHealth Reference Platform, forming part of the code library for tools and simulators.

Clinical Documents Integration Toolkit v1.8

EP-2912:2020

The eHealth integration toolkits are a collection of integration tools and sample code resources available in both .NET and Java. The sample code and integration tools are used within the eHealth Reference Platform, forming part of the code library for tools and simulators.

Friday, 17 Jul 2020

Diagnostic Services

Pathology

Australian pathology services are provided by public and private laboratories and provide the foundations on which much of the science of medicine is based.

Pathology in the Australian context

Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic imaging services are provided by radiology providers in the public and private sectors.

Electronic Prescribing

Electronic Prescribing Conformance Process

This process is an overview of the steps software developers take declare electronic prescribing software conformant with the Agency’s technical framework. The Agency offers a range of support services throughout the conformance process including consultative support and scheduled information sessions. Click to view more about the Electronic Prescribing Conformance Process.

Electronic Prescribing

Electronic prescribing provides an option for prescribers and their patients to have a digital prescription as an alternative to a paper prescription. Electronic prescribing is not mandatory, and patients and prescribers will be able to choose an electronic or a paper version of their prescription.

Electronic Prescribing – Frequently Asked Questions

The following Electronic Prescribing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are categorised into the following topics: General, Dispensing and Technical Questions along with a Glossary and links to more information. 

Electronic Transfer of Prescription

Electronic Transfer of Prescription (ETP) involves the creation of an electronic message (alongside a legal paper prescription) which is transmitted to a prescription exchange service (PES).

HIPS

HIPS - Health Identifier and PCEHR System

The Health Identifier and PCEHR System (HIPS) is an interface service designed originally for health systems, particularly within hospitals. Different healthcare systems can be connected to share data using HIPS to pass information back and forth.

Identification & Authentication

National Authentication Service for Health (NASH)

The National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) makes it possible for healthcare providers and supporting organisations to securely access and exchange health information.

National Authentication Service for Health in the Australian context

Healthcare Identifiers Service (HI)

The Healthcare Identifiers Service (HI) is a national system for uniquely identifying individuals and healthcare providers. HIs help to ensure individuals and providers can have confidence that the correct information is associated with the correct individual at the point of care.

Healthcare Identifiers Integration Toolkit

The eHealth integration toolkits are a collection of integration tools and sample code resources available in both .NET and Java. The sample code and integration tools are used within the eHealth Reference Platform, forming part of the code library for tools and simulators.

Medicines Management

Electronic Prescribing

Electronic prescribing provides an option for prescribers and their patients to have a digital prescription as an alternative to a paper prescription. Electronic prescribing is not mandatory, and patients and prescribers will be able to choose an electronic or a paper version of their prescription.

Pharmacist Shared Medicines List (PSML)

The Pharmacist Shared Medicines List (PSML) is a new clinical document type supported by the My Health Record system. 

The PSML contains detailed information about medicines the consumer is known to be taking when the list was created.

Electronic Transfer of Prescription

Electronic Transfer of Prescription (ETP) involves the creation of an electronic message (alongside a legal paper prescription) which is transmitted to a prescription exchange service (PES).

Dispense Records

Dispense Records are used to transfer details of a dispense record, in a format suitable for sharing within My Health Record.

Dispense Records in the Australian context

Mobile Applications

Mobile integration with My Health Record

The Australian Digital Health Agency aims to increase adoption of the My Health Record by connecting the My Health Record platform to mobile applications through industry standard APIs. 

Included below is key information about getting started and key forms required to connect to My Health Record Mobile Gateway. Learn more....

FHIR Gateway (Mobile)

The Australian Digital Health Agency aims to increase adoption of the My Health Record by individuals as well as healthcare professionals by connecting the My Health Record platform to mobile healthcare applications (apps) via industry standard Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).

My Health Record

My Health Record B2B Developer Guides

The following Developer Guides will help you understand high level concepts regarding the HI Service and My Health Record system, register as a developer for the HI Service and My Health Record system, request Test Certificates and Test Environment Data, install the Test Certificates locally and importing certificates in CIS Software. 

 

Mobile integration with My Health Record

The Australian Digital Health Agency aims to increase adoption of the My Health Record by connecting the My Health Record platform to mobile applications through industry standard APIs. 

Included below is key information about getting started and key forms required to connect to My Health Record Mobile Gateway. Learn more....

My Health Record – B2B Gateway

The Business-to-Business (B2B) Gateway services allow a range of systems to access the My Health Record system, such as clinical systems, systems integrated via a gateway, and contracted service providers acting on behalf of healthcare organisations.

Audience 

FHIR Gateway (Mobile)

The Australian Digital Health Agency aims to increase adoption of the My Health Record by individuals as well as healthcare professionals by connecting the My Health Record platform to mobile healthcare applications (apps) via industry standard Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).

National Consumer Portal

The National Consumer Portal (NCP) is the front-end for participating individuals to access My Health Record via desktop or mobile devices.

Consumer functions

Access to:

Consumer Provided Information

Consumer provided information is a way for consumers to capture information about their health which they believe will assist when dealing with health care.

Context in digital health

HIPS - Health Identifier and PCEHR System

The Health Identifier and PCEHR System (HIPS) is an interface service designed originally for health systems, particularly within hospitals. Different healthcare systems can be connected to share data using HIPS to pass information back and forth.

National Authentication Service for Health (NASH)

The National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) makes it possible for healthcare providers and supporting organisations to securely access and exchange health information.

National Authentication Service for Health in the Australian context

My Health Record Integration Toolkit

The My Health Record integration toolkit contains libraries for business-to-business (B2B) connectivity to the My Health Record system. The toolkit provides sample code for all operations, schemas used and sample SOAP request and response messages.

Clinical Documents Integration Toolkit

The eHealth integration toolkits are a collection of integration tools and sample code resources available in both .NET and Java. The sample code and integration tools are used within the eHealth Reference Platform, forming part of the code library for tools and simulators.

PCEHR Architecture v1.35

EP-1001:2011

The high level system architecture describes the fundamental organisation of the My Health Record system, embodied in its components, their relationships to each other and the environment, and the principles governing its design and evolution.

Thursday, 10 Nov 2011

Secure Messaging

Secure Messaging Industry Offer

The Agency is providing developers of clinical information and secure messaging systems with a financial incentive to deliver enhanced functionality in an accelerated timeframe.

Secure Messaging Integration Toolkit

The eHealth integration toolkits are a collection of integration tools and sample code resources available in both .NET and Java. The sample code and integration tools are used within the eHealth reference platform, forming part of the code library for tools and simulators.

Secure Messaging

As part of the Australian National Digital Health Strategy, the Agency aims to end dependence on paper based correspondence and the fax machine or postal services by 2022.

Secure Messaging v1.0.3

EP-1880:2014

The Agency’s Secure Messaging provides software developers with information and tools to assist in the implementation of Secure Message Delivery (SMD) and Endpoint Location Service (ELS).

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014

Specialists Software

Specialist Letter

Specialist letters are used in replying to a referral or reporting on a health event. They contain information related to the event or the requested diagnosis or treatment by a specialist.

Event Summary

The aim of an event summary is to add significant health care information to an individual’s electronic health record, at the discretion of the clinician and with the consent of the individual.

Dispense Records

Dispense Records are used to transfer details of a dispense record, in a format suitable for sharing within My Health Record.

Dispense Records in the Australian context

Testing & Conformance

Electronic Prescribing Conformance Process

This process is an overview of the steps software developers take declare electronic prescribing software conformant with the Agency’s technical framework. The Agency offers a range of support services throughout the conformance process including consultative support and scheduled information sessions. Click to view more about the Electronic Prescribing Conformance Process.

Testing and Conformance

On this page find information on My Health Record Notice of Connection (NoC), Conformance Compliance and Declaration (CCD) testing, HI Testing, NASH PKI organisation certificates, How to manage your B2B software in production, Test endpoints and more.