The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) brings the expertise of state programs together to find common solutions that optimize the appropriate exchange of health information for greater gains in adoption and outcomes.
Consistent with our mission to address the legal, policy and technical barriers that inhibit health information exchange between entities within a state and across states, NATE participates in a number of ongoing projects and emerging projects in the HIE domain.
NATE’s vision is to develop a scalable Trust and Policy Framework that eliminates the existing barriers inhibiting the use of health information exchange.
NATE’s mission is to address the legal, policy and technical barriers that inhibit health information exchange between entities within a state and across states. NATE will collaborate with all interested participants to develop the required solutions and pilot them in the real-world, with the intent to establish simple solutions that overcome the barriers that impact health information exchange.
NATE Enables Patient Mediated Exchange
At HIMSS14, NATE showcased demonstrations of real-world scenarios in which patients use Personal Health Records (PHRs) and Direct messaging to communicate with providers in a scalable and trustworthy way, empowering them to be in control of their health information. NATE partnered with local HIEs and provider systems to demonstrate how patients and rural providers can utilize Direct messaging to relay protected health information via a patient controlled PHR, how patients can collect information … Find Out More >