Shared Health Summary v1.2

One of the key records shared via the eHealth record system is an individual’s Shared Health Summary. It is a clinical document sourced from the individual’s nominated provider, which contains key pieces of information about an individual’s health status and is useful to a wide range of healthcare providers for delivery of care. Shared Health Summaries are a key piece of information for populating an individual’s Consolidated View. It must be supplied as a structured clinical document.

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Please refer to Shared Health Summary v1.3 or refer to the Release History for all releases of this End Product.

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Provides context for the release of Shared Health Summary V1.2 and direction to all the artefacts required for implementation.

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This document summarises the requirements for producers and consumers of the Shared Health Summary Clinical Document that connect to the My Health Record system.

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This document defines the minimum set of data groups and data elements that are recommended for implementation in any system that creates and transfers shared health summaries.

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This document describes key pieces of information about an individual's health status so as to be useful to a wide range of providers in assessing individuals and delivering care.

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

Release history

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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