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Wednesday, 25 March 2020

No current notifications

Contact [email protected] for further advice if you are experiencing any issues.
For technical support please contact [email protected]

Notices regarding SVT are available at: https://developer.digitalhealth.gov.au/resources/news/my-health-record-svt-system-notifications

Saturday, 16 March 2019

No current notifications

Contact [email protected] for further advice if you are experiencing any issues.
For technical support please contact [email protected]

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

My Health Record Software Vendor Test (SVT) System Planned Maintenance 

The My Health Record System Operator advises there will be planned maintenance to the My Health Record system Software Vendor Test (SVT) environment during the following windows:

Thursday 2 April 2020 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (AEDT)

During this change window, a critical patch will be applied to the SVT environment and will require a 30-minute outage for mobile applications at the conclusion of the change, from approximately 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM (AEDT) Thursday 2 April 2020. All functionality of the SVT environment will otherwise remain available throughout the duration of this window. This change does not require a change to vendor products.

Please note, these maintenance activities have been scheduled outside the advertised supported hours for the SVT environment. The System Operator apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. 

For technical support please contact [email protected].

If any issues are encountered, vendors should contact [email protected] or [email protected] the next business day.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

The Medicines View Optimisation aims to reduce duplication by enhancing the interoperability between PBS - and AMT- coded items as well as enhancing existing grouping and ‘Differs Advisory’ logic. The implementation of the full PBS to AMT Map will also enable form and/or strength change advisories to be provided based on AMT codes rather than relying on PBS codes alone which may no longer be present. All changes have been implemented on the back-end logic and will have no impact on the User Interface. This will be released as part of the My Health Record Release 11 currently scheduled to go-live in early March 2020.

Saturday, 20 April 2019

The Pharmacist Shared Medicines List (PSML) is a new clinical document type for the My Health Record system and will be released by the end of June 2019 as part of MHR Release 10.1.

Friday, 1 November 2019

The Australian Digital Health Agency has released the technical framework to support the implementation of electronic prescribing. This updates the preliminary technical framework documentation first distributed on 24 September 2019 (provided as drafts to software providers to give initial early access to the technical framework). Changes to Commonwealth legislation from 31 October 2019 now recognise an electronic prescription as a legal form authorising medicines supply.

Monday, 9 September 2019

9 September 2019: Collaboration to develop enhanced secure messaging functionality will ensure healthcare providers can communicate quickly, easily and securely to provide safer and more efficient care.

Friday, 23 August 2019

The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) has released a new minor release of its HIPS middleware product - HIPS v7.2

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

The Australian Digital Health Agency is pleased to announce version 1.0 of its Java-based CDA™ Document Library.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) is pleased to announce the release of an industry offer that will financially incentivise software providers to implement new standards for enhanced secure messaging functionality in their products.

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) has released a new major release of its HIPS middleware product: HIPS 7.0

Monday, 4 February 2019

To better meet the expectations and requirements of developers, the Agency now provides sample code libraries directly from GitHub and NuGet.

Monday, 14 January 2019

HL7® International has published release 4 of its Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) standard, which has finalised the base platform of the specification along with some improvements requested by developers.

Sunday, 9 December 2018

Media release - Opt in or opt out of My Health Record at any time in your life: Australian Parliament strengthens privacy protections of My Health Record

The Australian Parliament has this morning passed legislation to strengthen privacy protections in My Health Records Act 2012 without debate or division.

Monday, 19 November 2018

The FHIR Implementation Guide specifies the format of FHIR-based representations of Medicare documents that is used for the upload of such documents into the My Health Record system.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Stay Smart Online Week ran from 8-14 October and centred on the theme ‘Together we can reverse the threat of cybercrime.’ A key message was to update software on all devices. The campaign highlighted 80% of Android users and 23% of iOS users hadn’t installed the latest software updates.1

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

The Australian Digital Health Agency (Agency) has released new and updated versions of a number of clinical document specifications. 

Monday, 24 September 2018

Healthcare provider organisations can now download NASH organisation PKI certificates via HPOS, replacing the existing process where certificates are issued on CDs

 

Monday, 25 June 2018

The Agency has chosen GitHub as its collaboration tool to allow developers to more readily access and contribute to our code libraries and selected resources, as well as enhancing collaboration with developers. The Agency’s code libraries and links to resources can be found here:

https://github.com/AuDigitalHealth 

Monday, 25 June 2018

The Australian Digital Health Agency (“the Agency”) has released new and updated versions of the following Integration Toolkits. In addition, the Agency has announced it will use GitHub to enhance collaboration and sharing with developers. 

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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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