Cloud, Registry Added to Health Data Exchange Accreditations

The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) on Oct. 7 posted new versions of criteria for 16 existing health data exchange programs and added initial criteria versions in two new areas — data registry and cloud services.

The upgraded criteria programs cover accountable care organizations, Direct exchange of health information, e-prescribing, and other administrative, financial and security operations. EHNAC added Version 1.0 criteria for the Data Registry Accreditation Program and Cloud Enabled Accreditation Program.

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