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  • Software Vendor/Developer - Software vendors and their development teams are looking to identify how their system can interact with the HIE. This group may be focused on adding value to their patient population and the HIE.
  • Clinicians - Clinicians are individuals who aim to add value to their patient interactions by interacting with the HIE.
  • Population focused practitioners - This group aims to identify population trends and employs systems that track changes on large scale. This could include public health professionals, donors and demographers.

PoS Implementer vs OpenHIE Implementer

Generally speaking, a PoS implementer is someone who has no ownership of the operation of the HIE, but uses the HIE as a service. PoS implementers focus on accessing and contributing information. OpenHIE implementers are a completely separate class of implementer. They include a number of subject matter experts, component layer engineers, IHE standards specialists and operational support technicians.


Below is a list of items that allow us to better support PoS implementers: