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Publication Citation: Security Architecture Design Process for Health Information Exchanges (HIEs)

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Author(s): Matthew A. Scholl; Kevin M. Stine; Kenneth Lin; Daniel Steinberg;
Title: Security Architecture Design Process for Health Information Exchanges (HIEs)
Published: September 30, 2010
Abstract: The purpose of this publication is to provide a systematic approach to designing a technical security architecture for the exchange of health information that leverages common government and commercial practices and that demonstrates how these practices can be applied to the development of HIEs. This publication assists organizations in ensuring that data protection is adequately addressed throughout the system development life cycle, and that these data protection mechanisms are applied when the organization develops technologies that enable the exchange of health information.
Citation: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7497
Pages: 50 pp.
Keywords: Health Information Exchange, health IT, HIE, information security
Research Areas: Computer Security, Health IT
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7497