Health Information Management

PPV: CCHIT creates site for NHIN standards

HIM-HIPAA Insider, October 2, 2007

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The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), the Healthcare IT Standards Panel, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology have created a Web site that provides resources and information for organizations interested in having systems that conform to National Health Information Network (NHIN) standards.

The Health Information Technology Implementation Testing and Support Web site,, provides information about the initiatives behind the nationwide HIT infrastructure, and includes interoperability specifications, standards, and test resources.

Editor's note: For more information on the new NHIN standards Web site, click here. Subscribers to Electronic Health Records Briefing can read the full article in the September 2007 issue. You can also purchase this article for $10 by clicking on the link above.

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