Earlier this spring, the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) was awarded a cooperative agreement from the ONC for the continued development of its accreditation program for health information services providers developed in partnership with EHNAC. Lee Barrett explains the complex elements in HIE accreditation.

Earlier this spring, the Washington, D.C.-based Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a federally recognized standards development organization and non-profit accrediting body founded in 1993, announced a new agreement with the federal government, in which DirectTrust, a non-profit association created by and for participants in the Direct community, had been awarded a cooperative agreement from the Office of the National Coordinator

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Source: Accreditation for HIEs: EHNAC’s Executive Director Explains the Whys and Wherefores