HDIRS Glossary

HDIRS Glossary

HDIRS Common Terms and Abbreviations

Following is a listing of specific terms that may be useful for HDIRS members, clients, vendors, employees, and stakeholders. Please contact us if you have suggestions for new glossary items.

Independent Health Facility (IHF)

A privately owned clinic providing healthcare. HDIRS manages diagnostic image exams produced by a number of IHFs that reside within its regional boundaries.

Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE)

An international organization that promotes the coordinated use of existing standards to address specific clinical workflow needs. HDIRS is a member of IHE.