Guides

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.

The Agency offers a range of downloadable resources for healthcare providers on how to use the My Health Record system. General practices, practice managers, nurses, and pharmacists can download checklists, step-by-step guides, cheat sheets and more.

In this section, you will find resources, guides, and publications for using digital health and the My Health Record system.

Aboriginal Medical Services - what's in it for my patients?

This is a guide for healthcare provider practices, which summarises the benefits of My Health Record for patients in Aboriginal Medical Services.

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What's in it for allied health providers

This downloadable guide outlines the benefits of using the My Health Record system and digital health for allied health providers.

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Digital health benefits for GPs

Download the summary guide for benefits of My Health Record and digital health for general practices (GP) providers.

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What's in it for specialists?

This downloadable guide outlines the benefits of using the My Health Record system and digital health for specialist healthcare providers.

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What's in it for private hospitals?

This downloadable guide outlines the benefits of using the My Health Record system and digital health for private hospitals.

Read more: What's in it for private hospitals?