Acronyms and abbreviations

Acronym/Abbreviation Term
ACSQHC Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
AEHRC Australian e-Health Research Centre
AMT Australian Medicines Terminology
CDA Clinical Document Architecture
CIS Clinical Information System
DI Diagnostic imaging
DVA Department of Veterans’ Affairs
HI Act Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010
HI Service Healthcare Identifiers Service
HPI-I Healthcare Provider Identifier – Individual 
HPI-O Healthcare Provider Identifier – Organisation
HPO Healthcare Provider Organisation
IHI Individual Healthcare Identifier 
MBS Medicare Benefits Schedule
NASH National Authentication Service for Health 
NEHTA National E-Health Transition Authority
NIO National Infrastructure Operator
PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme 
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
PHN Primary Health Network
RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

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