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HHS Releases Voluntary Guidelines for Health Information Exchange

The Department of Health and Human Services has released its "Governance Framework for Trusted Electronic Health Information Exchange."  The purpose of the framework is to provide a common foundation for all governance models.  This voluntary framework includes organizational, trust, business, and technical principles.   The framework is aimed at any entities that set health information exchange policies, such as state governments, public-private partnerships, health information exchange organizations, and private companies. 

Download Full Governance Framework as a PDF Here