Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN): Scope of Activities
In addition to core HIE services, the American Health Information Community (AHIC) work groups recommended a series of topics for uses cases that represent priority areas for the NHIN to advances.
The four NHIN Prototype Architectures were included core services and three AHIC priority areas/use cases:
The NHIN Trial Implementations will each implement the core services and several new AHIC priority areas/use cases shaped the scope of the NHIN:
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"We have hospitals in Afghanistan and Iraq, and many of the soldiers would arrive without records in Germany, with no record of the CAT scans or what happened in surgery in Afghanistan or Iraq. The clinicians in Germany would have to re-operate on the patient, would have to redo all their x-ray evaluations, CAT scans, etc...." ~ Colonel John Holcomb