EMRnet Glossary

The top entries are links to EMR glossaries. As good as they are, there is still more and probably always will be. So we are adding additional terms as we find them:

EMR Glossary – “Experts”
EMR Glossary – emrChoice

ARRA: ‘‘American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009’’. http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com/uploads/file/ARRA.pdf

CONNECT: see NHIN below

DURSA: Data use and reciprocal support agreement [a mutiparty agreement around rights and responsibilities in a health information exchange] http://www.tedeytan.com/2008/12/15/2615

HEI’s: Health Information Exchanges, e.g., the Wisconsin Health Information Exchange: http://www.whie.org/

HITECH act: Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act

NHIN: Nationwide Health Information Network is an open technology platform using Sun’s open source software to connect federal government agencies and health information exchanges via NHIN-CONNECT – a software enabling interoperability across the healthcare sector. http://sun.systemnews.com/articles/134/2/Healthcare/21633 April 8, 2009

RHIOs: Regional Health Information Organization — Widipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RHIO#Types_of_RHIOs

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