Healthcare Identifiers Service - Support Documents v1.2

Healthcare Identifiers Service - Support Documents v1.2

The supporting documents on this page provide background and guidance for healthcare provider organisations, and conformance, compliance and accreditation requirements for vendors.
For more information, please see the Healthcare Identifiers section on our My Health Record system page, or visit the DHS Medicare website for more information on the Healthcare Identifiers Service.
This end product has been renamed Healthcare Identifiers Service - Support Documents to avoid confusion with the DHS Medicare Healthcare Identifiers Service and to provide a more accurate description of its contents. 

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EP-1826:2014
Date: 
31-10-2014
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NEHTA-1079:2011

This document describes the scheme for assessing the conformance of health software systems to requirements for the use of healthcare identifiers.

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NEHTA-1162:2009

The purpose of this document is to define the high-level business requirements for Individual Healthcare Identifiers (IHIs) as part of the Healthcare Identifiers (HI) Service. The intention is to explain, at a high level:

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NEHTA-1190:2009

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Healthcare Identifiers.

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NEHTA-1163:2010

This Concept of Operations provides an overview of the Healthcare Identifiers Service by:

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NEHTA-1164:2012

This User Guide for Practice Managers is designed to assist practice managers to implement the Healthcare Identifiers (HI) Service.

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NEHTA-1369:2013

This FAQ answers the question: What is the conformance assessment process for healthcare identifiers?

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NEHTA-1860:2014

This release includes conformance requirements to reflect a new B2B web service for requesting the HI Service to create a verified IHI for a newborn child.

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NEHTA-1733:2014

This document is designed to guide the safe implementation of healthcare identifiers in healthcare software systems.

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NEHTA-1819:2014

This document provides guidance for a healthcare provider organisation implementing the Create Verified IHI for Newborns web service to request a verified IHI from the HI Service for newborns. It does not provide advice about technical implementation of the web service within the HI Service.

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NEHTA-1732:2014

This software conformance requirements specification supports the safe use of healthcare identifiers in health software systems.

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NEHTA-1875:2014

This test report is for test laboratory use. It is used to document the level of conformance of the stated implementation under test against the technical specifications and other documents stated in this report.

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NEHTA-1878:2014

The declaration is a form used by software developers to provide information about their software system and declare conformance to the healthcare identifier requirements. It is sent to test labs, Department of Human Services and the Agency.

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Identifier: 
NEHTA-1879:2014

The Agency, in conjunction with industry (including DHS Medicare Australia, the Department of Health, MSIA, AIIA and ACIVA, and state and territory health jurisdictions), has specified a set of conformance requirements for health software that uses Healthcare Identifiers.

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NEHTA-1954:2014

This test specification contains test cases for use by software testers to assess the conformance of their software to the conformance requirements for use of healthcare identifiers.

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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