What is NIC Doing?

Our Current Activities

Below are summaries of our recent activities and publications. Click on the title of each for more information.

Interoperability Insights: Demonstrating the Need and the Benefits of Connecting Health and Human Services

The Stewards of Change Institute (SOCI)'s intent, with this paper and with Project Unify, is to provide practical guidance, tools, and models that can be leveraged, replicated, and improved over time to address the enormous and growing need for coordinated care across the nation. 

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The NIC Opioid Use Disorder Prevention Playbook

This unique publication shines a spotlight on the critical role that prevention should play in addressing our nation’s opioid epidemic, including strategies – or “plays” – that communities can replicate or adapt for real-time use.

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Partnerships, Programs, and Platforms: Addressing Social Determinants of Health through Multi-Sector Data Sharing

NIC’s new environmental scan, “Partnerships, Programs, and Platforms,” provides an overview of the technology behind emerging multi-sector initiatives to address the social determinants of health and well-being.

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Lessons Learned, Moving Forward:
Advancing Information-Sharing in California and Beyond

We’re proud to announce the first online publication of the National Interoperability Collaboration, “Lessons Learned, Moving Forward: Advancing Information-Sharing in California and Beyond.” This e-zine provides key insights, lessons and recommendations from the recent NIC symposium in Sacramento.

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In the NIC of Time: Six Domains of Primary Focus

This unique document examines the commonalities and intersections across the six domains in which NIC works, with the aim of improving their interoperability and collaboration to better-address a broad array of health-related issues.

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NIC Reports and Case Studies

This new report reflects the results of a systemic scan of key documents and toolkits - as well as expert interviews - in order to provide guidance on interoperability and information-sharing. Later this year, NIC plans to publish a case study/playbook on the nation's opioid crisis.

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