Specifications for connecting with national systems

Learn how to connect with the foundational national services that support Australia's digital health ecosystem.

Healthcare in Australia is supported by a number of national systems and services that provide the key underlying infrastructure to allow a national approach to digital health. If you want to build systems that integrate with these national systems, these specifications and guidelines will help you do this.

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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