Glossary: I

Glossary: I

  • Identity Access Management (IAM)

    Involves people, processes, and products to identify and manage the data used in an information system to authenticate users and grant or deny access rights to data and system resources. The goal of IAM is to provide appropriate access to enterprise resources.

  • Implementation and Optimization Organization (IOO)

    MeHI, as the REC, will contract with Implementation and Optimization Organizations (IOOs) who can implement health information technology (health IT) and provide local technical assistance, guidance and information on best practices. The IOOs will support the implementation, integration and optimization of the health IT tools, by providing a wide range of implementation services through to Meaningful Use. Providers will choose the IOO with whom they want to work and will directly contract for services with their selected IOO.

  • Individually Identifiable Health information

    A subset of health information, including demographic information collected from an individual

  • Institute of Medicine (IOM)

    Independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public.

  • Interagency Service Agreement (ISA)

    An agreement involving or representing two or more agencies, especially government agencies.

  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

    An international-standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations. The organization disseminates worldwide proprietary industrial and commercial standards.