A National Web Conference on Model Contract Language for Health Information Exchange

Event Details

  • Date: March 15, 2007
  • Time: 1:30pm to 3:00pm


  • Moderator: Susan Christensen, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Presenters: Allen Briskin and Gerry Hinkley, Davis Wright Tremaine

Overall Purpose:

Sponsored by the AHRQ National Resource Center for Health IT

Presentation Title: Health Information Exchange -- The Road From Policy and Technology Decision-Making to Multi-Lateral HIE Agreement

The authors of Connecting for Health's Model Contract for Health Information Exchange explore the ways a start-up HIE can transform the essential policy decisions regarding privacy, security, user authentication and responsibility, risk management, insurance and indemnification and business associate contracting into an agreement for HIE. In addition, the authors discuss considerations for incorporating technology license terms in the agreement.

It may be helpful for participants to familiarize themselves with the Connecting for Health (CFH) Common Framework and Model Contract prior to the Web conference. For more information, please visit the CFH Web site:

Event Materials:

  • Conference Presentation, (PDF, 165 KB)
  • Event Transcript (PDF, 109 KB)
  • Recording of the Presentation