Healthcare Messages Over the Internet: The Direct Project

BRIAN AHIER, RICH ELMORE AND DAVID C. KIBBE

Originally Published 11/29/10 on The Health Care Blog

The Direct Project announced today the completion of its open-source connectivity-enabling  software and the start of a series of pilots that will be demonstrating directed secure messaging for healthcare stakeholders over the internet.  The Direct Project specifies a simple, secure, scalable, standards-based way for participants to send authenticated, encrypted health information directly to known, trusted recipients over the Internet.

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