Standards for Pathology Informatics in Australia (SPIA)
The RCPA Board of Directors have officially endorsed the Standards for Pathology Informatics in Australia (SPIA) and associated information models and terminology reference sets, following internal and public review and endorsement from all of the main stakeholders.
To download the Standards for Pathology Informatics in Australia (SPIA) v3.0 and associated information models and terminology reference sets go to the Downloads page.
Australian Pathology Messaging - Localisation of HL7 Version 2.4
The PITUS 15-16 Project collaborated with HL7 Australia to developed the Australian Pathology Messaging - Localisation of HL7 v2.4, Release 1 was a localisation of the HL7 International messaging standards, which will provide the required information for implementers of electronic pathology messaging in one document.
The Australian Digital Health Agency has published a draft release of the Diagnostic Report FHIR Implementation Guide 1.0.0 now available for stakeholder engagement and review.
The NCTS Tool Development Requirements have been developed to assist laboratory software vendors, implementers and FHIR subject matter experts to author, maintain and validate the RCPA SPIA information models and terminology reference sets in one central location without error. They are intended to improve the efficiency, quality and integrity of RCPA SPIA terminology and related artefacts and to support laboratory accreditation processes.