About Us

The Role of IHE USA

IHE USA leverages the global success and stakeholder engagement of the 200+ organizational members of IHE International. Collectively these two organizations establish liaison relationships and shared activities within a wide range of health IT stakeholders to achieve the goals of the national health IT agenda. Additionally, IHE USA is responsible for promoting the appropriate use of IHE Technical Framework specifications within the US.

What is IHE?

This video from IHE Netherlands gives a brief but informative overview of what it is IHE does and why it's important.


Our Vision

Improving the quality, value, and safety of healthcare by enabling rapid, scalable, and secure access to health information at the point of care.

Our Mission

IHE USA improves our nation's healthcare by promoting the adoption and use of IHE and other world-class standards, tools, and services for interoperability. IHE USA engages all levels of public and private sector participants to test, implement, and use standards-based solutions for all health information needs.

IHE USA History

IHE USA is a not for profit organization founded in 2010 that operates the national deployment committee of IHE International®. Each deployment committee is a distinct organization with its own governance rules and business model that adhere to the IHE Principles of Governance, but has the flexibility to meet the needs of its members and interoperability priorities of a specific country or region.



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