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Commission to Develop HIE Accreditation Program

August 18, 2008
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The Farmington, Conn.-based Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body, has begun development of a new accreditation program for health information exchange (HIE).

Designed for regional health information organizations (RHIOs), community health data/network partnerships and other groups that promote data sharing across multiple, independent stakeholders, the HIE program will assess the privacy policies, security measures, technical performance, business practices and organizational resources of participating entities, says the organization.

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