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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.

My Health Record: A patient's journey

A patient's My Health Record can provide important information for healthcare providers in every step of an individual's health journey.

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Growing at one every 38 seconds the My Health Record hits 4 million!

Minister for Health Sussan Ley announced the number of people with a My Health Record has surpassed 4 million, or around 17 per cent of all Australians.

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Appointment of CEO for the Australian Digital Health Agency

Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, today announced the appointment of Mr Tim Kelsey as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Digital Health Agency which is responsible for all national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, innovation and clinical quality and safety.

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Royal College of Pathologists Australasia (RCPA) Terminology and Information Model v1.0 Release

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) Pathology Terminology and Information Models v1.0 has now been published on the Australian Digital Health Agency website.

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The Clinical Terminology v20160731 July 2016 Release is now available for download

The Clinical Terminology July v20160731 Release is now available for download from the Agency website.

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