Clinical Package Validator v2.8 - Enhanced validation using IQ Rules Released

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The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) has released version 2.8 of the Clinical Package Validator.

The Clinical Package Validator v2.8 now supports the execution of enhanced validation rules for clinical documents: Information Quality Rules (IQ Rules).

Who does this affect?

  • Developers of systems generating CDA™ clinical documents
  • System integrators
  • National Infrastructure Operator of the My Health Record system.

More Information

For a more detailed description of the changes, please refer to the
Clinical Package Validator - Release Note v2.8.

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IQ Rules v1.6 

The Information Quality Rules (IQ Rules) is a tool that helps developers, testers and analysts determine the conformance of clinical documents to the My Health Record system conformance requirements. It should be used in addition to the Clinical Package Validator tests.

IQ Rules can be used to perform an in-depth analysis of clinical documents in addition to the structural analysis performed by My Health Record template packages. The new version of the Validator supports the parallel execution of IQ Rules and My Health Record template packages. IQ Rules are published by the Agency separately.

Who does this affect?

Developers and implementers of clinical information systems planning to use IQ Rules for the validation of their clinical documents should upgrade to Clinical Package Validator v2.8. This version is required for the execution of IQ Rules from version 1.6.

More Information

For a more detailed description please refer to the IQ Rules Release Note v1.6.

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