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).
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.
The Agency has a series of case studies which showcase successful digital health implementations in the healthcare community.
The Healthcare Identifiers (HI) Service and National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) are key foundations of the national My Health Record system.
An issue of growing concern for jurisdictions and healthcare organisations is duplicate patient records.
ACT Health has implemented HI and NASH as a solution to overcome inconsistent patient identification.