S5.1To ensure the secure and confidential messaging of electronic pathology reports, laboratories must:
(a) ensure the completeness, accuracy and integrity of electronic messages (i.e. certainty that the message has not been altered during transmission)
(b) ensure the pathology laboratory message can be authenticated by the recipient.
G5.1To ensure the secure and confidential messaging of electronic pathology requests and reports, laboratories should:
(a) authenticate the originator of the pathology request
(b) acknowledge receipt of incoming messages
(c) authenticate the recipient of the pathology report.