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Standard messages and associated vocabularies are a critical part of ensuring interoperability among public health systems as well as ensuring that public health systems can work with health care, environmental, homeland defense, and other external systems and networks.

Guides/Artifacts for the Exchange of Electronic Health Information

The message guides and related artifacts specified (or proposed) for the exchange of electronic health information related to the Meaningful Use public health related objectives are listed below..

Guides/Artifacts proposed for the 2015 Edition EHR Certification Criteria

The following guides/artifacts are specified in the 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria, 2015 Edition Base Electronic Health Record (EHR) Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).

Guides/Artifacts for the 2014 Edition EHR Certification Criteria


Guides/Artifacts for the 2011 Edition EHR Certification Criteria