The eHealth Readiness of Australia's Allied Health Sector - Final Report

Appendix 1: Acronyms

Page last updated: 30 May 2011

AcronymRefers to
AASWAustralian Association of Social Workers
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACPAAustralian Clinical Psychology Association
ACRRMAustralian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
ADA Australian Dental Association
ADCAustralian Dental Council
AGPNAustralian General Practitioner Network
AHPAAllied Health Professions Australia
AHPRAAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority
AHWACAustralian Health Workforce Advisory Committee
AIHWAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
AIRAustralian Institute of Radiography
AMSANTAboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory
ANZAPPLAustralian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
AOAAustralian Osteopathic Association
AOBAustralian Orthoptic Board
AOPAAustralian Orthotic Prosthetic Association
APAAustralian Physiotherapy Association
APCAustralasian Podiatry Council
APPAAustralian Positive Psychology Association
APSAustralian Psychological Society
ASAAudiological Society of Australia
ASARAustralasian Sonographer Accreditation Registry
ASGCAustralian Standard Geographical Classification
ATSIAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
ATSIHAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
CAAChiropractors’ Association of Australia
CDMChronic Disease Management
COAGCouncil of Australian Governments
CPDContinuing Professional Development
DAADietitians Association of Australia
DOHA Department of Health and Ageing
DVADepartment of Veterans’ Affairs
EHRElectronic Health Record
EMRElectronic Medical Record
ESSAExercise and Sports Science Australia
GPGeneral Practitioner
GPMPGeneral Practitioner Management Plan
HIHealthcare Identifiers
HIMSSHealthcare Information and Management Systems Society
HISAHealth Informatics Society of Australia
IAHAIndigenous Allied Health Australia
IDAAIndigenous Dentists’ Association Australia
IT Information Technology
LMPLifestyle Management Plan
MBSMedicare Benefits Schedule
MCPMedicare Care Plan
MSIAMedical Software Industry Association
NACCHONational Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
NATSIHWANational Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association
NeHTANational eHealth Transition Authority
NRASNational Registration and Accreditation Scheme
NRHANational Rural Health Alliance
NRRAHASNational Rural and Remote allied health Advisory Service
OAAOptometry Association Australia
OCANZOptometry Council of Australia and New Zealand
OTAOccupational Therapy Australia
PCEHRPersonally-controlled Electronic Health Record
PHIACPrivate Health Insurance Administration Council
PHIACPrivate Health Insurance Administration Council
SARRAHServices for Australian Rural and Remote allied health
SCHStatistical Clearing House
SPASpeech Pathology Australia
TCATeam Care Arrangement