Electronic Prescribing v2.0

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:

  • A Solution Architecture to provide an overview of the architectural components of the end-to-end national electronic prescribing system;
  • A Conformance Assessment Scheme which describes the scheme for assessing the conformance of software against the Conformance Profile involved in the electronic prescribing process; and
  • A Conformance Profile to summarise the functional and non-functional requirements for software that supports participation in electronic prescribing.
Identifier: 
EP-2984:2019
Date: 
31-10-2019
Type: 
application/zip
SHA256 Checksum: 
e7f610e9b1b61a019c8c8d757d0be719fa235a5e8f0cabfc22d0734ee7b7d72b
Size: 
3.27 MB

Product Components

Product component
Identifier: 
DH-2625:2017

The National Requirements for Electronic Prescriptions provide a set of key principles for a safe system to support prescribing and dispensing of prescriptions in the electronic environment within the relevant legislative framework.

Product component
Identifier: 
DH-2985:2019

Summarises the functional and non-functional requirements for software that supports participation in electronic prescribing.

Product component
Identifier: 
DH-2986:2019

Describes the scheme for assessing the conformance of software against the Conformance Profile involved in the electronic prescribing process.

Product component
Identifier: 
DH-2988:2019

Provides an overview of the architectural components of the end-to-end national electronic prescribing system.

Product component
Identifier: 
DH-2987:2019

Electronic prescribing will provides an option for prescribers and their patients to have an electronic digital prescription as an alternative to a paper prescription. 

Release history

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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