eHealth Foundations

Combines the basic technologies of unique identification, authentication and encryption to provide a safe and secure method of exchanging healthcare information.
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EP-2984:2019

Electronic Prescribing - Technical Framework documents
These technical framework documents are provided to software vendors and demonstrate what will be required to enable electronic prescribing. These technical documents are:

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EP-2993:2019

The Australian Digital Health Agency provides the following documents relating to Electronic Prescribing.
Software Vendor Welcome Pack
In the welcome pack you will find the latest versions of the following:

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EP-1144:2007

The Agency Interoperability Framework (IF) is a common reference point that provides guidance to business and IT experts in delivering interoperable eHealth systems in Australia.

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EP-2121:2015

The eMedications Management (eMM) Functional Framework outlines the key capabilities within medications management business systems.

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EP-1022:2012

This document describes eHealth architecture principles that can be used to guide architecture developments and solution implementations in the Australian eHealth environment.

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EP-1544:2014

The National eHealth Security and Access Framework (NESAF) provides standards, tools, and guides for the Australian healthcare sector to build and implement secure systems that protect patient data and eHealth-related assets, while providing the provenance required for ensuring patient safety and

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EP-1543:2013

Clinical specifications and standards.

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EP-1020:2012

This document describes a standards-based set of concepts, structuring rules and approaches for use in specifying and building interoperable eHealth systems. It includes guidelines for:

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EP-1001:2011

The high level system architecture describes the fundamental organisation of the My Health Record system, embodied in its components, their relationships to each other and the environment, and the principles governing its design and evolution.

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EP-1128:2012

The technical mechanisms for digitally signing clinical documents are well supported by international standards. However, a digital signature alone is not always sufficient as a complete personal electronic signature mechanism.

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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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