Acronyms & Abbreviations

Acronyms/Abbreviations and Descriptions
Acronym/Abbreviation Definition
APHL Association of Public Health Laboratories
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CSTE Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
eSHARE electronic State HL7 Implementation to Achieve Resource Exchange
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
Gen V2 Generic Version 2
HL7 Health Level 7
IT Information Technology
METS Message Evaluation and Testing System
MMG Message Mapping Guide
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
MVPS Message Validation, Processing, and Provisioning System
NMI NNDSS Modernization Initiative
NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
PHINMS Public Health Information Network Messaging System
SAMS Security Access Management System
SME Subject Matter Expert
TA Technical Assistance
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