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Capstone Policies

Definition(s):

  Those policies that are developed by governing or coordinating institutions of HIEs. They provide overall requirements and guidance for protecting health information within those HIEs. Capstone Policies must address the requirements imposed by: (1) all laws, regulations, and guidelines at the federal, state, and local levels; (2) business needs; and (3) policies at the institutional and HIE levels.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7497