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Federal and National Policy

  • Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP)
  • American Health Information Community (AHIC)
  • Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN)
  • Consolidated Health Informatics (CHI)
  • The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)
  • US Department of Health and Human Services: Health Information Technology (DHHS:Health IT)
  • The Public Health Data Standards Consortium (PHDSC)


Standards Development Organizations (SDOs)

Terminology/Vocabulary Language

  • Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine (SNOMED)
  • Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
  • Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc (IEEE)
  • International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9CM)
  • Logical Observations: Identifiers, Names, Codes (LOINC)
  • National Drug File Reference Terminology (NDF-RT) and RxNorm Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) Metathesaurus

Messaging Standards

Updated Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 12:26PM