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).
This document is a structured content specification (SCS) for clinical documents that contain the content of the document as either encapsulated data or narrative, but not as structured data. Such documents are sometimes referred to as structured content free documents. This document specifies the essential data groups, data elements, and the constraints that should be applied to them when creating a structured document free of structured content for exchange.