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NHIN

(Nationwide Health Information Network) A set of health information exchange (HIE) protocols initiated by the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The NHIN is both a public and private project. If an organization cannot entirely conform to the standard, it may use a Health Information Service Provider (HSP) to connect to the NHIN. See HIE, VLER and healthcare IT.
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They also need to change the focus of NHIN to open it up and have it be about the public," he adds.
NHIN 103: Architectures for Health Information Exchange and their Use, will be offered in April, and will be taught by Richard Kernan, NHIN Specification Lead (Contractor), ONC.
About ApeniMED ApeniMED, known for its industry-leading HIE platform and NHIN expertise, was founded in 2007 by experts in healthcare technology and specializes in health information exchange and federal agency connectivity using the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN).
A working NHIN, in my view, is America's best hope for protection against pandemics or biological terrorism.
The ApeniMED NHIN Platform is installed at HIE-Bridge, allowing HIE member hospitals to transmit an electronic medical record summary file, known as a Continuity of Care Document (CCD), when Social Security electronically requests information to verify disability claims.
Additionally, by incorporating industry-accepted application standards into current RHIO deployments, even RHIOs with disparate technologies will be able to inter-operate within the future NHIN.
Interoperability is coming, and just behind it, RHIOs (Regional Health Information Organizations) and the NHIN (National Health Information Network).
In addition to the esMD Gateway pilot, MRO is considering becoming a Health Internet Service Provider (HISP), which will connect providers through the Direct Project (formerly known as NHIN Direct).
When the feds refer to links, they mean the NHIN and a shared information superhighway previously unimagined by healthcare users--so seamless and so transparent that any clinician treating any patient can access the data he needs with a mouse click or two.
CareAlign also features provider/patient portals, secure clinical communication, NHIN compliant interoperability, EHR-lite and population management tools.
Similar legislation is being considered to enable the exchange of private information across RHIOs and the future NHIN.
The ApeniMED NHIN Platform is installed at both Marshfield Clinic and CHIC hospitals, where they will transmit a Continuity of Care Document (CCD) when the Social Security Administration electronically requests information to verify disability claims.