What are the goals and focus of the cooperative agreements?

The cooperative agreement awardees will collaborate with ONC to achieve specific HIE governance goals.  DirectTrust will continue and expand their work to establish security and trust rules of the road for Directed exchange and advance adoption of these rules through their trusted agent accreditation program.  The EHR|HIE Interoperability Workgroup of the HIT Policy Committee, will address implementation challenges facing the exchange of health information including patient matching, querying provider directories and applying good governance principles for both query-based and directed exchange.

Content last reviewed on July 16, 2013
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