Glossary of Acronyms

List of terms used in this document

ACD: Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIMS: Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) Informatics Messaging Services platform

CSTOR: CDC Specimen Test Order and Reporting

DMI: Data Modernization Initiative

DSW: Data and Surveillance Workgroup (within the Advisory Committee to the Director)

DUA: Data Use Agreement

eCR: Electronic Case Reporting

EHR: Electronic Health Records

ELC: Epidemiology and Lab Capacity Cooperative agreement

ELR: Electronic Laboratory Reporting

ETOR: Electronic Test Orders and Results

FAIR: Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reuse (of digital assets)

FHIR: Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources

HIE: Health Information Exchange

NBS: NEDSS Base System

NHSN: National Healthcare Safety Network

NSSP: National Syndromic Surveillance Program

OCIO: Office of the Chief Information Officer

OKR: Objectives and Key Results

PHDS: Public Health Data Strategy

QHIN: Qualified Health Information Network

SPHL: State Public Health Laboratory

STLT: States, Tribes, Localities, and Territories

TEFCA: Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement