EHR DOCTORS INC.
Overall Purpose of Project: To improve the speed and quality of SSA's disability determination process through use of a more efficient and effective medical information gathering process.
Expected Outcome of Project: SSA will be partnered with a medical provider to request and receive medical information in a standards based data format [Continuity of Care Document (CCD)] through the National Health Information Network (NHIN).
There are three primary Milestones: (1) Sample CCD: Submittal and approval of a Sample CCD using de-identified electronic health record content; and verified certification of Electronic Health Record application; (2) Verification CCDs: Submittal and approval of up to 50 Verification CCDs that are based on actual patient clinical content; and (3) Production CCDs: Submittal of Production CCDs over the NHIN - up to 5% of expected annual volume - in response to SSA requests for medical information on active disability applications.
There are three Deliverables: (1) Submit Detailed Project Plan; (2) Submit HL7 Registered OID and URL; and (3) Receive Digital Certificate
There are six Activities: (1) Attend Contractor Kick-Off Meeting; (2) Perform NHIN Onboarding; (3) Setup Secure Message Application Accounts; (4) Implement Gateway Using NHIN Technical Specifications; (5) Participate in Interoperability Testing; and (6) Start Production