Healthcare IT Today November 17, 2022
EHNAC to merge with and into DirectTrust; EHNAC Commission will remain intact
DirectTrust and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) today announced an agreement to merge EHNAC with and into DirectTrust, effective January 4, 2023. DirectTrust is a non-profit healthcare industry alliance created to support secure, identity-verified electronic exchanges of protected health information. EHNAC is a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data.
With EHNAC’s incorporation into DirectTrust, DirectTrust anticipates bringing to fruition new accreditation programs, with a program focused on Credential Service Providers related to consumer access and use of health data as an early target.
EHNAC’s senior leaders, Executive Director and CEO Lee Barrett and COO Debra Hopkinson are long-standing...