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NwHIN Exchange set to 'stand on its own' this October

March 15, 2012, 10:29 am by Healthcare IT News

If you’re still trying to understand exactly what the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) is, take comfort. You’re not alone. But the canvas – often impressionistic if not downright abstract – is on the verge of manifesting a certain focus on enabling public-private healthcare interoperability and partnerships. Election Feature Content:  No sticky read more

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