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).
Personal Health Summary v1.0.1
Personal Health Summary documents allow an individual to store their contact details, information about allergies and adverse reactions, and any medications they may be taking as part of their digital health record.
Such documents can be used in consultation with the individual’s healthcare provider to help gather health information from the individual.
NOTE: This document type was previously referred to as "Consumer Entered Health Summary". The current name reflects the naming in the My Health Record system.