National Infrastructure

Specifications are now available for the national My Health Record system.

The Australian Digital Health Agency is leading a national approach to digital health to support private, national, state, and territory reforms by developing a national digital health infrastructure to enable connected health today, and insight driven health in the future.

Laying the foundations and developing digital health solutions, such as Healthcare Identifiers, the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT), SNOMED CT-AU, and Secure Message Delivery (SMD), has been a major undertaking by the Agency, culminating in the My Health Record system. While other jurisdictions have built parts of a digital health system, Australia is the first country to have assembled such a large scale, integrated piece of national infrastructure.

The Agency's national infrastructure solutions include: