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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.

Register TODAY for Digital Health and My Health Record Forum

The WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) and the Australian Digital Health Agency are co-hosting a forum for clinicians and healthcare professionals on Tuesday 7 March, 5:30pm to increase awareness of the benefits of utilising Digital Health tools, particularly My Health Record.

Read more: Register TODAY for Digital Health and My Health Record Forum

Rural and remote clinicians webinar recording and presentation now available

The Australian Digital Health Agency held a webinar on Wednesday 1 February 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm AWST/1:00pm-2:30pm ACST with rural and remote clinicians to gather feedback on how data and technology can be used to improve health, care and the quality of life for Australians in rural and remote communities.

Read more: Rural and remote clinicians webinar recording and presentation now available

Australian Digital Health Agency will be in Alice Springs, NT!

The Australian Digital Health Agency will visit Alice Springs, Northern Territory on Friday 10 March to discuss the role of digital health in the future of health and care in the community of Central Australia.

Read more: Australian Digital Health Agency will be in Alice Springs, NT!

Digital Health - Towards 2022

Five years ago we could not have imagined how much technology would change our lives. So what will five years from now look like when it comes to health and care?

Over the last few months the Australian Digital Health Agency has been asking just that – what are the opportunities for digital health and emerging technologies to transform health and care?

On Thursday 23 February, the Agency held forums with both industry and clinicians to get together to look at the opportunities and challenges in digital health.

Read more: Digital Health - Towards 2022

The Clinical Terminology February v20170228 release is now available for download

The Clinical Terminology February v20170228 release is now available for download from the National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS) website.

Read more: The Clinical Terminology February v20170228 release is now available for download