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Requirements and Certification Criteria

PHIN Requirement #2 and Certification Criteria

PHIN Requirement:
PHIN REQUIREMENTS: FUNCTIONS OF ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS


CDC requires that each state or local health department—or its agent—
2. be able to securely send to one or more recipients electronic messages composed using standard protocols, formats and terminologies.

2.1 uniquely identify the sending and receiving parties within the message.

2.2 verify that the receiving systems and parties are trusted.

2.3 be able to request a message acknowledgement

2.4 be able to respond to a notification from a recipient that an error was encountered during the processing or interpreting of a message.



Certification Criteria:
2 Is the application able to send functional electronic messages that comply with the applicable implementation guides, message guides, message specifications, and associated standards?

2.1 If necessary, is the application sending electronic messages able to interface with, and without error transfer the message from, an application that composes the message?

2.2 Is the application sending electronic messages able to uniquely identify the sending and receiving parties within the message?

2.3 Is the application sending electronic messages able to address the message and verify that the receiving parties exist and are trusted using an appropriate means of authentication?

2.4 Is the application sending electronic messages able to request acknowledgment that the message was received by the appropriate receiving parties in compliance with the implementation guides and standards?

2.5 Is the application sending electronic messages able to respond to a message from a recipient that an error was encountered when processing a message?








 
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