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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.

New National Clinical Terminology Service website

The new website for the National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS) is scheduled to launch early August 2016 and will be available at www.healthterminologies.gov.au.

The NCTS, operated by the Australian Digital Health Agency, is responsible for managing, developing and distributing national clinical terminology solutions such as SNOMED CT-AU and the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT).

Read more: New National Clinical Terminology Service website

National Clinical Terminology Service Connectathon: 5-6 July 2016

The Australian Digital Health Agency, HL7 Australia and CSIRO, gathered more than 40 national and international software developers and implementers in Sydney for the third National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS) Connectathon.

Read more: National Clinical Terminology Service Connectathon: 5-6 July 2016

APNA delegates on the benefits of My Health Record system

The Agency recently spoke to a number of delegates at the Australian Primary Nurses Australia (APNA) Conference 2016 about the benefits of the My Health Record system.

Read more: APNA delegates on the benefits of My Health Record system

The Clinical Terminology June v20160630 Release is now available for download

The Clinical Terminology June v20160630 Release is now available for download from the Agency website.

Read more: The Clinical Terminology June v20160630 Release is now available for download

Message from the CEO

I am pleased to announce that the Australian Digital Health Agency officially commenced operations on July 1st.

Thanks to the actions we have taken over the past 12 months, I can tell you with confidence we have achieved our goal of establishing a newly focussed agency to advance the digital health agenda in this country.

Read more: Message from the CEO