Connecting for Health has published the Common Framework, a set of guidelines and best practices for getting your RHIO off the ground.

The Common Framework is split into three different parts:

The work is the product of several months of collaboration and the experience in building the MA-SHARE RHIO and connecting it to Indiana and Mendocino county.

Architects will find a good deal of information on how the whole MA RHIO works and how different technologies where used in the technical guides.

I had a small part in the whole thing helping with the Microsoft implementation and the use of HL7 Version 2.x and 3.0 standards with BizTalk Server.

Check it out and let me know what you think.