eHealth Set Up for Healthcare Providers
Once you have completed the application forms explained in the eHealth Registration section, and received confirmation that you have been successfully registered for the eHealth products applied for, the next step is to set up the eHealth products for use within your organisation.
The set up steps for each eHealth product are explained in this section, starting with setting up Healthcare Identifiers within your organisation.
Set up Healthcare Identifiers
This step is required for organisations using clinical software to:
- Access the eHealth record system.
- Download patient IHIs.
- Use Secure Message Delivery.
Set up NASH PKI Certificates
This step is required for:
- Organisations who want to access the eHealth Record System via conformant clinical software.
- Organisations who want to use Secure Message Delivery (SMD).
Set up the eHealth Record System
This step is required for organisations who want to access the eHealth Record System.
Set up Secure Message Delivery
This step is required for organisations who want to use Secure Message Delivery (SMD).
Set up Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions
Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (ETP) describes the safe and secure transfer of prescription information between a Prescriber (doctor, specialist, dentist, optometrist, nurse practitioner etc) and a Community Pharmacy using an electronic system known as a Prescription Exchange Service (PES).
An important part of the set up process is making the eHealth products part of your organisations quality management system, and embedding them within your day to day workflows. Only by doing this, will your organisation start to experience the benefits offered through eHealth.
Once you have completed set up and have validated the eHealth products are working correctly, you can follow the using the eHealth record system section for help and guidance on using them in your everyday practice.
If you need help or have any questions at any point during this process, please contact the NEHTA Help Centre.