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. See below for details.
Clinical Documents Integration Toolkit v1.7
Version 1.7 of the Clinical Documents Integration Toolkit provides improvements and defect fixes for the following sample code products:
- Generic Clinical Document Style Sheet
- Clinical Document Library
- Clinical Document Data Extractor Library
- Clinical Document Packaging Library
- Australian Digital Health Agency CDA Schema Extension
Developers using any of these products should consider upgrading to these new versions, as they resolve a number of potential compatibility and performance issues, including support for new or updated clinical document types.
Healthcare Identifiers Integration Toolkit v1.2
Version 1.2 of the Healthcare Identifiers Integration Toolkit provides defect fixes and performance improvements for the following sample code product:
- Healthcare Identifiers B2B Client Library - .NET Sample Code v1.4.0.
Developers using this sample code library should consider upgrading to the new version, as it resolves a number of potential performance issues.
My Health Record Integration Toolkit v1.2.2
Version 1.2.2 of the My Health Record Integration Toolkit provides improvements and defect fixes for the following sample code product:
- My Health Record B2B Client Library - .NET Sample Code v1.0.6;
Highlights of this version include:
- Support for Australian Immunisation Register documents
- Support for the new Medicines View
- Removal of a memory leak.
Developers using this sample code product should consider upgrading to the new version, as it also includes a number of important defect fixes.
Secure Messaging Integration Toolkit v1.2.5
Version 1.2.5 of the Secure Messaging Integration Toolkit provides an update of the Secure Messaging Conformance Test Tools – Software Package to include updated National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) test certificates.
The test certificates are required by the following tools included in the software package:
- Secure Messaging Test Harness; and
- Secure Messaging Delivery Agent.
The test certificates included in this version of the software package are drop-in replacements for the test certificates provided with its previous version, which expired on 13 September 2017. Step-by-step instructions for the replacement of the test certificates are contained in the updated Secure Messaging v1.4.3 - Patch Installation Guide provided as part of the updated software package.
The new version of the Secure Messaging Integration Toolkit also provides internal optimisations for the .NET Sample Code of the following libraries without impacting their functionality or interfaces:
- Endpoint Location Service B2B Client Library;
- HL7 MDM Library; and
- Secure Message Delivery B2B Client Library.
Developers using these sample code products should consider upgrading to the new versions, as they resolve a number of potential compatibility and performance issues.
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:
Who does this affect?
- Developers of software applications integrating with the My Health Record system, the Healthcare Identifiers Service, secure message delivery systems, or other clinical information systems that generate or display CDA™ documents.
- Senior managers and policy makers, clinical experts, health information managers, IT operations and support teams and system integrators.
- The system operator and national infrastructure operator of the My Health Record system.
Please refer to individual Release Notes for a more detailed list of changes. The end products, associated release notes and specifications are available for download from the Developer Centre.
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