Meaningful Use

NIST Draft Testing Procedures and NIST Final Testing Procedures

State 2: Information Exchange and Public Health Objectives.” HIMSS12 by Robert Anthony and Jessica Kahn, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Steve Posnack, Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Meaningful Use Stage 1, 2 and 3 information.

Final Rules


2012 Connecting California to Improve Patient Care in 2012 Conference presentation: HISP Support for Public Health Reporting (pdf).

2012 OMG Interconnected Health Presentation: Cross-Paradigm Interoperability with Immunization Registries (pdf) by Alean Kirnak, Software Partners LLC

2010 HL7 Conference-Ambassador Presentation: HL7’s Version 2 standards and submission to immunization registries (pdf) by Alean Kirnak, Software Partners LLC


Service Oriented Architecture Demystified: A pragmatic approach to SOA for the IT executive , by Girish Juneja (Author), Blake Dournaee (Author), Joe Natoli (Author), Steve Birkel (Author), Jorgen Thelin (Foreword)


Economist IT Survey article October 25, 2008 how cloud computing and Service-Oriented Architecture are changing IT.


Privacy and Security Solutions for Interoperable Health Information Exchange-Perspectives on Patient Matching Approaches, Findings, and Challenges, by Linda L. Dimitropoulos, PhD.


FHA – Federal Health Architecture

HIMSS – Health Information Management Systems Society

HIMSS – IHE Interoperability Showcase

NeHC – National e-Health Collaborative

SOA – Consortium


Dr. John Halamka, Chairman of HITSP

Keith Boone, GE Healthcare


Presentation by Alean Kirnak, January 23, 2009, at Johns Hopkins University Grand Rounds on “IHE and Public Health ”  (presentation starts at 6:10 into the movie)