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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.2

Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance
Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance Standard or Specification

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: The Public Health Information Network (PHIN) is used to increase the capacity of public health agencies to electronically exchange data and information across organizations and jurisdictions (for example, clinical care to public health, public health to public health and public health to other federal agencies). PHIN promotes the use of standards and defines functional and technical requirements for public health information exchange.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v23.1
Decision Date: 01/20/2023 at 16:38:09 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Standards Body: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/20/2023 at 16:38:09 UTC).