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  • emergency access

    Access by a registered healthcare provider organisation to an individual’s My Health Record to lessen or prevent a serious threat to a person’s life, health or safety and where it is unreasonable or impracticable to obtain the individual’s consent. If a participant asserts that these circumstances exist, the access controls of the individual’s My Health Record are overridden. Emergency access can also occur where it is necessary to lessen or prevent a serious threat to public health or public safety. Emergency access expires five days after the assertion of the emergency is made.

  • eReferral

    eReferral specification supports the seamless exchange of significant patient information from one treating healthcare provider to another via a national system of creating, storing and sharing referral reports.

  • event summary

    A clinical document that may be uploaded to an individual’s My Health Record summarising one or more episodes of care.