News from NATE! – October 7, 2015

 October 2015
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CAHIE logoNATE to Transfer Administration of Nation’s First Trust Bundle for Provider Systems to CAHIE

CAHIE and NATE are pleased to announce their new collaboration to more effectively enable and promote secure and trusted sharing of health information among providers and between providers and consumers.  As part of the collaboration, NATE will transition administration of NATE’s Provider-to-Provider Trust Bundle to CAHIE.  NATE established the Provider-to-Provider Trust Bundle in November 2012 as the first national framework dedicated to facilitating Direct messaging among providers.  It currently enables exchange among organizations in California, Oregon, Utah and Alaska. 
CAHIE will assume operation of the Provider-to-Provider Trust Bundle beginning October 9, 2015, and will complete the transition over the next few months.  As part of the agreement, CAHIE will convene a new national forum to establish consensus policies and procedures to manage and govern the new national provider trust bundle.  The new trust bundle will use existing CAHIE and NATE policies and procedures as a foundation, and will include current participants in NATE’s Provider-to-Provider Trust Bundle as well as other interested stakeholders.
SusanGKomen logoNATE to Represent Health IT at the Susan G. Komen “BD4BC”

NATE has been invited to participate as an Industry Leader in the Susan G. Komen Foundation‘s Big Data for Breast Cancer (BD4BC) event on October 8-9, 2015.  Susan G. Komen, with support from the Robertson Foundation, is convening content experts from all relevant fields to discuss the challenges and opportunities regarding the use of “big data” to improve breast cancer research and treatment and develop recommendations to realize these opportunities.

NATE will represent the field of health information technology, lending expertise to the discussion around barriers, opportunities, needs, priorities, and, above all, solutions to the challenge of improving breast cancer research and care through “big data.”
HIMSSPolicySummitHeader_650NHITWeek_Banner_125x125NATE’s NBB4C Goes to Capitol Hill!

What is NATE doing for National Health IT Week this year?  Demonstrating consumer mediated interoperability through the NBB4C, of course!

On October 8, NATE will participate in a special HIMSS Policy Summit demonstration on Capitol Hill to help legislative professionals understand how they can improve patient safety and clinical outcomes by advancing the implementation of nationwide interoperability initiatives. NATE will partner with participants in the NBB4C Trust Bundle to demonstrate how consumers can use NBB4C qualified consumer-facing applications to get and exchange their health information when it is stored in a provider-controlled application.

Blue Button Plus Trust Bundles
Closed to New Applications

NATE has completed the migration of the Blue Button Plus Trust Bundles from the legacy URL to the NATE Bundles Administrator.  Following the transition, the NATE Board of Directors has closed the Blue Button Plus Trust Bundles to new applications at this time.  Interested consumer-facing applications should consider joining the NATE Blue Button for Consumers (NBB4C) Trust Bundle.

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