Maintaining Standards

Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR)

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is an HL7 standard used extensively in the healthcare industry and public health. FHIR allows clinical and public health reporting without cumbersome manual processes, such as faxing.

The Vital Records Death Reporting (VRDR) and Birth & Fetal Death Reporting (BFDR) are the standards by which jurisdictions and NCHS will share data, replacing IJE. To learn more about BFDR and VRDR, visit the links below: