Shared Health Summary, Event Summary and Common Conformance Profile April 2015 Update

NEHTA has released updated specifications for key clinical document types, Shared Health Summary and Event Summary.

This is the first-ever full update of core specification documents and addresses issues identified during the implementation of the previous versions.

Also included in this release are minor updates for the

  • Common Conformance Profile for Clinical Documents

and the publication of the

  • Conformance Test Specification for PCEHR Usability.

Updates for Shared Health Summary and Event Summary

The new releases of the Shared Health Summary and Event Summary end products provide updates aimed at:

  • Addressing issues identified during the implementation of SHS and ES specifications;
  • Clarifying existing requirements;
  • Improving interoperability, clinical safety and privacy through additional requirements;
  • Improving usability by incorporating selected recommendations from the Clinical Usability Programme (CUP);
  • Supporting additional use cases through relaxation of requirements;
  • Supporting additional use cases through additional fields;
  • Supporting version 3 of the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT);
  • Aligning clinical modelling and CDA® mapping with other document types;
  • Resolving errors.

For a comprehensive list of all updates, please refer to the change logs included in the respective documents.

Updated Template Packages

The template packages for Shared Health Summary and Event Summary have been updated in alignment with the changes to the specification documents.

The new template packages are identified using their following template package IDs:

Document Type

Variant

Conformance Level

Template Package ID

Shared Health Summary

HPIIRelaxed

3A

1.2.36.1.2001.1006.1.16565.8

HPIIRelaxed

3B

1.2.36.1.2001.1006.1.16565.9

default

3A

1.2.36.1.2001.1006.1.16565.10

default

3B

1.2.36.1.2001.1006.1.16565.11

Event Summary

HPIIRelaxed

3A

1.2.36.1.2001.1006.1.16473.12

HPIIRelaxed

3A

1.2.36.1.2001.1006.1.16473.13

default

3B

1.2.36.1.2001.1006.1.16473.14

default

3B

1.2.36.1.2001.1006.1.16473.15