Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN)

By Tom Sullivan 10:15 am November 06, 2012
Marking a bridge's beginning, ONC has made it official: eHealth Exchange is standing on its own as a non-federal, nonprofit entity. ONC announced the new status on Oct. 11.
By Mary Mosquera 11:26 am October 25, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs has laid out a roadmap toward meaningful use certification of its VistA EHR system, with a version that's being updated and improved in the OSEHRA open source community.
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am October 11, 2012
A coalition led by the EHR/HIE Interoperability Workgroup and Healtheway, the newly formed public-private partnership of the eHealth Exchange, has established a program to test and certify electronic health records and other health IT to ensure interoperability and reliable data exchange.
By Diana Manos 10:46 am October 02, 2012
Federal regulators announced in September that they have dropped plans to write formal regulations, or “rules of the road,” to control the exchange of health information within the nationwide health information network (NwHIN).
By Mary Mosquera 10:23 am September 10, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has dropped pursuit of a regulation for establishing "rules of the road" for the nationwide health information network (NwHIN) based on feedback it has received.
By Mary Mosquera 09:40 am September 04, 2012
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) needs a health information service provider to deploy the Direct secure messaging protocol to make it easier and more automated for providers to send data to the National Healthcare Safety Network.
By Mike Miliard 10:32 am August 01, 2012
As it works to improve the quality of care for veterans, especially those returning from recent conflicts, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched a project through which care providers can access clinical information via HEALTHeLINK, Western New York's clinical information exchange.
By Tom Sullivan 10:52 am July 31, 2012
The folks behind CONNECT, based on feedback from community members going through ONC onboarding, have made version 3.3.1 available.
By Erin McCann 10:16 am July 17, 2012
Following a successful pilot phase initiated last December, officials at the Hawai'i Island Beacon Community announced that they will be expanding the region's first health information exchange in partnership with the North Hawai'i Community Hospital.
By Diana Manos 10:11 am July 13, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced guidance last week for reporting laboratory results using Direct Project specifications.

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