Clinical Documents

Supports the continuity of care, and improve the interactions between healthcare providers and patients.

Personal health notes documents allow individuals to record health-related notes in their digital health record. These notes can provide a memory aid for individuals and their representatives. The notes are not visible to healthcare providers.


When an individual registers for access to their Medicare information through their digital health record, the Department of Human Services can register the individual’s Medicare CDA documents in their digital health record, including their Australian Organ Donor Register entries.


Medicare Overview documents provide an overview of Medicare-sourced information stored in an individual’s My Health Record.


The Common - Continuity of Care end product has been archived. The remaining three components have been moved to Common - Clinical Documents.
These are:


This document supports the Agency's detailed clinical model specifications and structured content specifications. It details a set of data types as a profile of the ISO 21090 data type specification.


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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