My Health Record is a secure online summary of an individual’s health information and is available to all Australians. Healthcare providers authorised by their healthcare organisation can access My Health Record to view and add patient health information.
Through the My Health Record system clinicians can access timely information about their patients such as shared health summaries, discharge summaries, prescription and dispense records, pathology reports and diagnostic imaging reports.
My Health Record integration is typically done in two steps. Firstly, Connecting to the HI Service, then to the My Health Record System. Before you start your development, you will need to have completed the:
- Understand high-level concepts regarding the My Health Record system
- Register as a developer for My Health Record system
- Request Test Certificates and Test Environment Data
- Install the Test Certificates locally
- Import Certificates in CIS Software
Start both registrations for HI and My Health Record now as there will be some turnaround time for responses and you will need test certificates to begin development.
Prepare for development
If you are looking to integrate your software with the My Health Record system, the Australian Digital Health Agency will be providing an introduction to integrating software with the My Health Record system via a one hour webinar recording.
- Welcome Pack materials
- Software Vendor Guide to the Connection Process
- Software Vendor Support Contacts
Read through My Health Record B2B Developer Guides
- Find whether a My Health Record exists
- Gain access to a My Health Record
- Get Documents and View Document
- Get Views
- Upload Document
- Supersede Document
- Remove Document
To continue reading, go to Registration below.
My Health Record integration is typically done in two steps. Connecting to the HI Service and the My Health Record system.
This developer guide helps you to verify whether a My Health Record exists for a patient using their Individual Healthcare Identifier (IHI)
This guide walks through the steps to access a patient’s My Health Record using the GainPCEHRAccess web service
This guide will walk through the process to get patient clinical documents from the My Health Record system and display them to your users using a generic style sheet
This guide will use the My Health Record getView web service to download collated information from a My Health Record in a ‘View’
This guide will walk through the steps to create and upload clinical documents
This guide describes the steps to supersede a Clinical Document in the My Health Record system
This guide will describe the steps to remove a Clinical Document
The Agency provides sample code directly on GitHub, NuGet, and Maven.
It is highly recommended that your software conduct HPI-I searches for users of your system.
My Health Record Document Types are listed on this page.
The Pharmacist Shared Medicines List (PSML) is a clinical document type supported by the My Health Record system.
HI Service and My Health Record test endpoint access information: