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Please refer to eReferral v1.4 or refer to the Release History for all releases of this End Product.


eReferrals facilitate the seamless exchange of significant patient information from one treating healthcare provider to another. The eHealth record system supports the collection of Referrals. When a healthcare provider creates a Referral, it will be sent directly to the intended recipient, as per current practices. A copy may also be sent to the eHealth record system.

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eReferrals - Release Note v1.3


The role of this release is to define the goal-state solution for the content of an eReferral communicated between general practitioners and specialists. That is, the creation, delivery, receipt, assimilation, and confirmation of patient referral documents in electronic form.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

eReferrals - CDA Implementation Guide v2.2


This document provides a guide to implementing the 'logical' model detailed by the Agency's eReferrals Structured Content Specification as an HL7 Clinical Document Architecture Release 2 (CDA) XML document.

Wednesday, 07 Mar 2012

eReferrals - Environmental Scan - Overview v1.0


The primary purpose of this report is to inform the Agency of the environment in Australia’s health care system related to referrals. This knowledge will support the further development of its e-referrals program.

Sunday, 01 Nov 2009

eReferrals - Business Requirements Specification v1.1


This Business Requirements Specification document provides the high-level requirements, business models and use case descriptions of the e-Referrals Release 1.1 package, relevant to the exchange of referral documents within Australia.

Friday, 11 Nov 2011
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