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).
Secure Messaging v1.0.2
The Agency’s Secure Messaging provides software developers with information and tools to assist in the implementation of Secure Message Delivery (SMD) and Endpoint Location Service (ELS). Information for healthcare providers wishing to use secure messaging is available at https://www.digitalhealth.gov.au/our-work/secure-messaging.
Through collaboration between NEHTA and the software industry, Standards Australia published Australian Technical Specification (ATS) 5822 E-Health Secure Message Delivery (SMD) in March 2010.
ATS 5822 is supported by the following foundational specifications which are common to other eHealth solutions, including Electronic Transfer of Prescription, the Personally Controlled eHealth Record, and the Healthcare Identifiers Service:
- ATS 5821 E-Health XML Secured Payload Profiles
- ATS 5820 E-Health Web Services Profiles
The above publications are available via http://infostore.saiglobal.com/store/.
NOTE: The sample code previously available in this end product is now available in the Secure Messaging Integration Toolkit.