This final report provides a background of how the health and justice communities derived their most pressing information exchange priorities; it concludes with recommendations from the Global Standards Council’s Justice-to-Health Services Task Team on which interdomain exchanges to pursue from the outset, and how best to begin aligning the two-domain information exchange architectures to ensure a low policy and legal risk pilot and gain additional support from both the justice and health communities.
This report’s main purpose is to communicate two recommendations from the Global Standards Council’s (GSC) Justice-to-Health Services Task Team (JH-STT): the first recommendation encourages the GSC, Global, and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to prioritize defining the business exchange requirements, service identification, and adoption of services to support four priority justice-to-health information sharing field implementations; the second recommendation provides technical interoperability to support the business exchanges by outlining preliminary steps Global and the DOJ should consider when determining how best to initiate alignment of the justice community’s Global Reference Architecture (GRA) with health Standards and Interoperability (S&I) technical architectural framework. This ten-page report is structured so readers receive an overview of the JH-STT initiative, its purpose and background, and a description of the health as well as justice domains of the justice-to-health information sharing exchanges; tables are provided, depicting priority justice business exchanges with the health community; the report also provides rationale for the two recommendations and motions for consideration. The appendix provides a list of Justice-to-Health Service Task Team members.
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