PCEHR Template Service v1.0

The Template Service is essential for ensuring semantic interoperability between interconnected clinical information systems in the Australian health sector. The My Health Record uses the template packages stored by the Template Service to validate conformance of uploaded clinical documents with the relevant document specifications standards. External clinical information systems are able to access the Template Service as part of their document processing capabilities, as well.

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Please refer to PCEHR Template Service v1.1 or refer to the Release History for all releases of this End Product.

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The purpose of this document is to define the collaborations, logical Service Interfaces, Service Operations and associated logical conformance points for the Template Service Interface.

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This release consists of the Template Service Interface Logical Service Specification v1.0.

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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