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Please refer to Referral v2.0 or refer to the Release History for all releases of this End Product.


eReferral documents facilitate the transmission of significant patient information from one treating healthcare provider to another for the purpose of making a request for further diagnosis or treatment.

The My Health Record system supports the collection of eReferral documents. When a healthcare provider creates an eReferral document, it will be sent directly to the referee, as per current practices. A copy may also be sent to the individual’s digital health record.

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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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