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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Laboratory Response Network (LRN) Results Messenger (RM)
Laboratory Response Network (LRN) Results Messenger (RM) Technology

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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: Laboratory Response Network (LRN) Results Messenger (RM) is a self-contained web application that is installed locally and runs under the control of each LRN member laboratory. It provides LRN laboratories a secure, common platform for results messaging utilizing consistent data elements and terminology across the entire LRN according to Public Health Information Network (PHIN) standards. It enables labs to enter and share LRN test result data in a standardized, rapid, and secure manner with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention`s (CDC) LRN Program or with any of the LRN partner labs using the software.

This technology includes an internal Hyper Structured Query Language (HyperSQL) Database, that is managed by the vendor, to store data.
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.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v23.1
Decision Date: 01/20/2023 at 19:57:23 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/20/2023 at 19:57:23 UTC).