Diagnostic Imaging FAQs

The Australian Digital Health Agency provides sample code to assist software development and integration with the Healthcare Identifiers Service and the My Health Record system. Most sample code is available in .NET and Java. To see the full list, please visit the eHealth Reference Platform section on the Australian Digital Health Agency website or GitHub.

OIDs assigned by the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) for external use under the arc of 1.2.36.1.2001.1005.

If you are developing GP desktop software, please read about the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) eHealth Incentive.

This aims to encourage practices to keep up to date with digital health and adopt new digital health technology as it becomes available: 

If you are developing GP desktop software, please also read more about the Practice Incentives Program:

To enable the uploading of clinical documents and the viewing of a patient's My Health Record via the PCEHR B2B Gateway, the following functionality and supporting material is recommended. 

Implement the following web services:

High Level Scope

The software will enable the upload of pathology or diagnostic imaging reports to the My Health Record system, and the viewing of the My Health Record system by authorised representatives of the diagnostic services organisations. This means that the software should:

We have created the following templates to assist you in achieving a successful project outcome.  While they are based on our experience in projects of this type, we cannot guarantee their completeness or relevance to your organisation.

Project Plan - Software Vendor

This template has been prepared to provide guidance on the tasks and interdependencies that are typical for a project of this type. No reliance should be placed on the completeness of this template.

The following Diagnostic Imaging Process Flows were updated in March 2018.

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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