Co-chairs: Brian Postlethwaite & Brett Esler

The Australian Patient Administration workgroup is currently active in producing FHIR profiles that cover how to represent the PA resources for use in the Australian context.

Most notably profiles for Patient and Practitioner and their Identifiers.

All Publications Listed at HL7 Australia Standards Development

  • How will FHIR profiles/messages/documents get mapped to the v2/CDA world in the wild
  • Management of the governance of these artifacts
  • Promotion and alignment of activities for governance
  • Education for all levels (dev, operation, use) and awareness of activities
  • Hosting the development of profile artifacts for collaboration/consensus
  • Localizing the FHIR terminologies (bringing forward the AU v2 content into FHIR)

The next regular meeting of PA is by web-conference 2 weekly, Wed 11am Sydney/Melbourne/Hobart time

Previous Minutes: WG Minutes

Web Conference details:

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or Phone: +61 (0) 2 8015 2088, Meeting ID: 747 921 5691

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Draft/Discussions/Minutes: Here on Confluence (see the navigation at the left)

Discussions: Please refer to the FHIR discussion forums at

Technical Artifacts: FHIR Implementation Guide artifacts can be found at