Evolving the NHIN to Address Meaningful Use

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Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The NHIN is evolving to address the requirements of meaningful use, including new architectures, standards and policies that will impact information exchange at the federal, state and non-governmental levels.

Speaker Information:

  • Doug Fridsma, MD, PhD, director, Office of Standards and Interoperability, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
  • Craig Miller, vice president, Health Strategy and Innovation, Vangent


  • Identify how the provisions of meaningful use are driving changes to the architecture of the NHIN, including messaging patterns, directory services, security and privacy, and more
  • Describe how the NHIN is changing to support the need for information exchanges beyond clinical data, including administrative transactions and population health
  • Recognize how NHIN Exchange and NHIN Direct are working in harmony to address meaningful use requirements from the perspective of large-scale and smaller health organizations, respectively