Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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The NHIN gateway will initially connect health care providers at the Defense Department, Veterans Affairs Department, Indian Health Service and Social Security Administration. They will be able to exchange information about their patients and deliver electronic medical records (EMRs) to SSA for disability determinations. Second phase it will be expanded to the public domain. The gateway will reuse technology developed for the National Cancer Institute and the Bidirectional Health Information Exchange and now used by the Military Health System and Veterans Health Administration to exchange medical records.


Also see: CONNECT

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