Specialist Letter v1.3

Specialist Letter v1.3

Specialist Letter documents are used in replying to a referral or reporting on a health event and contain information related to the event or the requested diagnosis or treatment by a specialist.

When a specialist creates a Specialist Letter document, it will be sent directly to the intended recipient, as per current practices. A copy may also be sent to the individual’s digital health record.

Identifier: 
EP-1796:2014
Date: 
25-09-2014
Type: 
application/zip
SHA256 Checksum: 
7b8a69377ef7ce71e35caf6747d1def05a9b09cf78680713db03a205295ed712
Size: 
15.03 MB

Product Components

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0974:2012

This document defines the service interfaces and associated conformance points for the provider-to-provider (P2P) delivery of Specialist Letter CDA document packages.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0973:2011

This document presents the core information components of the Specialist Letter 1.0.4 package release, which are recommended for use when sending electronic responses from specialists back to the referring general practitioners within Australia.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0983:2011

This document specifies the information structure of Agency-compliant Specialist Letters in order to support the transfer of information about a specialist consultation initiated by a referral.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0966:2012

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

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-1065:2012

The FAQs are guidance material for implementation. They are to be used for clarification purposes and to support existing documentation.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-1802:2014

The template package library contains the template packages aligned with this clinical document type. It includes template packages for all conformance levels and document-type variants.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-1799:2014

This new version of the Specialist Letter end product introduces a variation of requirements for inclusion of HPI-I and HPI-O.
 

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-1800:2014

This document summarises the requirements for producers and consumers of the Specialist Letter clinical document that connects to the My Health Record system.

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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