Specifications Maintenance Schedule

The table below lists the Agency's specification release schedule. The schedule is updated on a regular basis.

Specifications Maintenance Schedule
End ProductProduct Component ChangesScheduled Publication Date

Common - Clinical Documents v1.4.4

Conformance Test Specification for CDA Authoring v1.0
Note: New product component to assist implementers in meeting My Health Record conformance requirements. Use is optional.

September 2016

Clinical Documents My Health Record Usability Recommendations v1.4

Shared Health Summary v1.5.1

Shared Health Summary MY Health Record Usability Recommendations v1.3

September 2016

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).

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