For further information relating to the legislative proposals for the HI Service, contact:
eHealth Branch
Primary and Ambulatory Care Division (MDP1)
Department of Health and Ageing
GPO Box 9848
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Email: ehealth@health.gov.au
Website: http://www.health.gov.au/ehealth

Acronyms

AHPRA Australian Healthcare Practitioner Registration Authority

AHMAC Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council

AHMC Australian Health Ministers’ Conference

ALRC Australian Law Reform Commission

CDMS Consumer Directory Maintenance System

COAG Council of Australian Governments

DVA Department of Veterans’ Affairs

EOI Evidence of Identity

HI Service Healthcare Identifiers Service

HPI-I Healthcare Provider Identifier—Individual

HPI-O Healthcare Provider Identifier—Organisation

HPOS Health Professionals Online Service

IHI Individual Healthcare Identifier

NASH National Authentication Service for Health

NEHTA National E-Health Transition Authority

NHHRC National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission

NPPs National Privacy Principles

NRAS National Registration and Accreditation Scheme

OMO Organisation Maintenance Officer

PKI Public Key Infrastructure

RDS Reference Data Source

TDS Trusted Data Source
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