This document specifies software conformance requirements for Clinical Information Systems (CIS) connecting to the National Provider Portal (NPP) via B2B CIS to NPP Gateway. These requirements are used to assess clinical information systems for conformance to help minimise risks to clinical safety, information privacy and security, and maximise the benefits of connecting to the NPP.
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).