Clinical Documents

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

Common documents for the secure point-to-point (P2P) delivery of clinical documents.


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 an individual registers for access to their Medicare information through their digital health record, Services Australia can register the individual’s Medicare CDA documents in their digital health record, including their Pharmaceutical Benefits Report entries.


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.


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


ETP 1.1, published in December 2010, contributed to Standards Australia’s publication process, along with effort from the Agency subject matter experts working collaboratively within the IT-014 informatics community.


Medicare Overview v1.2

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