When developing electronic health records (EHRs), developers need to take into account important privacy and security obligations of their users, which include ensuring that patients can easily get, check and use their information. Search the resources below for the latest guidance on privacy, interoperability, and certification, or join a forum to discuss emerging topics of interest within the community.
Patient Access Resources for Developers & EHR Vendors
A common set of data classes are required for interoperable exchange of health information. Learn more about ONC’s Draft U.S. Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI).
This guide explains the key considerations for implementing and managing APIs in health care with privacy and security of health information in mind.
Developing a mobile health app? Use this interactive tool to find out which federal laws you need to follow, including the health insurance portability and accountability act (HIPAA).
The Draft Trusted Exchange Framework outlines a common set of principles and minimum terms and conditions for trusted exchange to bridge the gap between information systems.
Privacy & Security
Everyone plays a role in protecting the privacy and security of electronic health information. Learn from this resource what role you play and how you can succeed in your privacy and security responsibilities.