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Australian pathology services are provided by public and private laboratories and provide the foundations on which much of the science of medicine is based.

Pathology in the Australian context

Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic imaging services are provided by radiology providers in the public and private sectors.

Sample Code for connecting to the My Health Record system’s B2B Gateway

The Australian Digital Health Agency provides sample code to assist software development and integration with the Healthcare Identifiers Service and the My Health Record system. Most sample code is available in .NET and Java. To see the full list, please visit the eHealth Reference Platform section on the Australian Digital Health Agency website or GitHub. Read more....

My Health Record Detailed Functionality

To enable the uploading of clinical documents and the viewing of a patient's My Health Record, the following functionality and supporting material is recommended.

Integrating Diagnostic Imaging Software with My Health Record

High Level Scope

The software will enable the upload of pathology or diagnostic imaging reports to the My Health Record system, and the viewing of the My Health Record system by authorised representatives of the diagnostic services organisations. This means that the software should:

  • Integrate to the HI Service for the purpose of sourcing and validating healthcare identifiers;
  • Support the use of NASH digital credentials for the purpose of authentication to the My Health Record system;


Diagnostic Services Project Plans and Status Reports

We have created the following templates to assist you in achieving a successful project outcome. While they are based on our experience in project of this type, we can't guarantee their completeness or relevance to your organisation.

Updated Integration Toolkits Released

The Australian Digital Health Agency (“the Agency”) has released new and updated versions of the following Integration Toolkits. In addition, the Agency has announced it will use GitHub to enhance collaboration and sharing with developers. 

Monday, 25 June 2018

eHealth Pathology Report v1.2.2


eHealth pathology reports can be used to share information about pathology tests via an individual's digital health record. The Pathology Report PDF may contain one or more tests that are uploaded by the pathology provider to the individual's digital health record.

Thursday, 21 Dec 2017