Dependencies Status
Deliverable
Description
Planed Due Date
Responsible Party
Cross Dependencies
Status
Key User Stories
The User Story WG will provide a consistent, vetted set of User Stories
April/May
User Story WG
Comprehensiveadd Complete HIE is coming up with stories to add
Complete
Content Container Specifications
The Content Packaging WG will define of a few workable alternatives for content packaging so that patient data of mixed types can be packaged and sent
June
Content Packaging WG
Influence Concrete Implementations
In Progress
Security & Trust Specifications
The Security and Trust WG will Provide alternatives and issue relating to security and trust enablementJune Security via technology
June
Security & Trust WG
Influence Concrete Implementations WG
In Progress
Comprehensive HIE Service Description
The Comprehensive HIE WG will provide a Service Description of how to mix and match direct transactions and robust HIE/NHINJune Robust specifications and services capabilities at scale
June
Robust HIE WG
Work will influenceOngoing Individual User Stories WG and also Concrete Implementations WG
In Progress
Updated Individual Involvement Recommendations
The Individual Involvement WG will provide recommendations of how individuals can participate in NHIN Direct Services
Ongoing
Individual Involvement WG

In Progress
Directory Specification
The Addressing and Directories WG will provide a Directory Specification on how to effectively use directories
July
Addressing & Directories WG
Directories Specifications will be eventually worked into Concrete Implementations WG
Complete
Abstract Model
The Abstract Model WG will provide an updated Diagram and Specification of an Abstract Model that all WGs can use to determine core architectural components, assumptions and terminology
April/May
Abstract Model WG

Complete
HISP-HISP(Backbone) and Source/Destination-HISP (Edge) Specification
The Concrete Implementation WG will provide specifications for HISP-HISP (backbone) and Source/Destination-HISP (Edge)
June
Concrete Implementation WG
Dependent on all
Not Started
Interaction Model/Service Orchestration Model
The Abstract Model WG and the Concrete Implementation WG will provide Interaction Model and Service Orchestration Model for:1) REST Implementation 2) SMTP Implementation 3) IHE Implementation
June
Abstract Model WG & Concrete Implementation WG
Dependent on all
Not Started
Implementation Geographies
The Implementation Geographies WG will finalize a set of key geographies for real-world implementation

Implementation Geographies WG
Dependent on Concrete Implementations
In Progress
Core Specifications and Service Descriptions

June
Addressing, Content Packaging and Concrete Implementation WG

Not Started
Testing Framework

July
Testing WG

Not Started
Conformance Testing Scripts and Conformance Service
Provide one conformance UAT and service for each concrete implementation
July
Testing WG

Not Started
Reference Implementation

July
Open Source WG

Not Started
Implementation Guides
Provide reference implementation guides for edge systems and routing systems (including sample code, testing and conformance documentation, legal and policy documentation, etc...)
July
Documentation WG

Not Started
Core Messaging
Undertake marketing efforts to craft and place NHIN Direct message in industry journals, key social media outlets, etc...
September/ October
Internal Staff

Not Started
Policy Recommendation
Provide key policy recommendations
September/ October
Internal Staff

Not Started
Process Recommendations
Provide process recommendations for the use of NHIN Direct as positive or negative
September/ October
Internal Staff

Not Started
Conformance Testing

September/ October
Testing WG

Not Started
Ops/prod Draft Cert.

September/ October
TBD (not NHIN Direct)

Not Started