Clinical Documents

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

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.


eHealth pathology reports can be used to share information about pathology tests via an individual's digital health record.


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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