Clinical Documents

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

eHealth pathology reports can be used to share information about pathology tests via an individual's digital health record. The Pathology Report PDF may contain one or more tests that are uploaded by the pathology provider to the individual's digital health record.


eHealth diagnostic imaging reports can be used to share information about diagnostic imaging examinations via an individual's digital health record.


The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) captures vaccinations given to people of all ages in Australia through general practice and community clinics.


Advance Care Planning documents are included in the My Health Record system to provide increased accessibility to a consumer’s advance care planning information nationwide.


The Australian Digital Health Agency is actively engaging with the healthcare community to develop computable clinical content definitions known as detailed clinical models (DCMs).


Shared Health Summary documents are sourced from an individual’s nominated healthcare provider and contain key summary information about the individual’s health status.


Personal health summary documents allow individuals to store information as part of their digital health record. This may include their contact details, information about allergies and adverse reactions, and any medications they may be taking.


Event Summary documents are used to capture key health information about significant healthcare events that are relevant to the ongoing care of an individual.

Event Summary documents can be submitted to an individual’s digital health record by any participating organisation.


When a consumer registers for access to their Medicare information through their digital health record, the Department of Human Services will register the consumer’s Medicare documents in their digital health record which include the Medicare/DVA Benefits Report.


The Health Record Overview provides a summary of an individual’s My Health Record and is intended to serve as the “home screen” displayed when an individual’s record is first opened.


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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