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