Resource Center

InterOptimability Resources

Our Resource Center is a virtual library where you can go for a broad range of information relating to interoperability, information-sharing, and the six domains in which NIC primarily works: human and social services, public health, public education, public safety, emergency medical services and health information technology. We have vetted and aggregated numerous studies, guidance documents and other materials, which can be sorted in a variety of ways for easy access and use, and will add resources continually over time. The Resource Center is available to all professionals interested in the subject matter, irrespective of whether they are NIC participants.

To make the Center as robust and beneficial as possible, we welcome recommendations of relevant content that users encounter elsewhere, that they have produced themselves, or that they are already utilizing. Please fill out and submit the form below to provide your suggestions and comments, or send an email to

03-17-2018 Web Page

Silicon Valley Regional Data Trust (SVRDT)

SVRDT brings together data from numerous public agencies that service children and families, including Education (public school districts), Public Health, Child and Family Services, Mental Health, Juvenile Justice/Probation, and Education Technology companies.

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03-17-2018 Toolkit

HIMSS/NACCHO HIE Toolkit for Public Health

The HIMSS/NACCHO HIE Toolkit for Public Health seeks to help public health departments understand health information exchange (HIE) services, and the types of organizations providing them; how a health department might use or support such services; and how to assess whether the value of participating in HIE will be worthwhile. It also seeks to orient HIE organizations (HIOs) to the functions of health departments, and their value as customers and partners in HIE.

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