Sending Electronic Syndromic Surveillance Data to a Public Health Agency

This resource is intended to aid providers and health IT implementers in understanding health information exchange (HIE) solutions related to the Meaningful Use Menu Measure 10 – Syndromic Survelliance Data Submission.

This scenario provides a practical example of how the contents of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) portfolio can be used to achieve meaningful electronic exchange of health information. This is part of a series of HIE scenarios intended to provide a straightforward view into the standards, services and policies behind HIE solutions.


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