Third-Party Certification and Validation

To ensure high standards, we continually seek relevant third-party certification

The SocialCare Open API PlatformTM is a comprehensive, “REST API” software Platform that fully complies with the Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR) standard which describes data formats and elements for exchange of health information across disparate EHR and business systems. The SocialCare Open API platform communicates bi-directionally.

The SocialCare Open API Platform utilizes the requirements set forth in: 170.315(b)(1) Transitions of Care, 170.315(d)(1) Access Control and Authorization, 170.315(d)(9) Trusted Connection, 170.315(d)(2) Auditable Events and Tamper-resistance, 170.315(d)(3) Audit Reports, 170.315(d)(5) Automatic Access Time-Out, 170.315(d)(6) Emergency Access, 170.315(d)(7) End-User Device Encryption, 170.315(d)(8) Integrity, 170.315(g)(4) Quality Management System, 170.315(g)(5), Accessibility Compatibility, 170.315(g)(6) Consolidated CDA Creation, 170.315(g)(7), Application Access – Patient Selection, 170.315(g)(8) Application Access – Data Category Request, and 170.315(g)(9) Application Access – All Data Request. Technical or Practical Limitations: There are no contractual limitations related to the certified product that would limit the user’s ability to use any of the ONC certified features. For transitions of care summaries 170.314(b)(1) the outside app developer will require 3rd party services.

2015 EHR Health Module

SocialCare Mandatory Disclosure Statement

SocialCare Compliance Certificate

SocialCare Open API Platform Documentation is a non-profit, competitively neutral entity created by and for participants in the Direct community, including HISPs, CAs and RAs, doctors, patients, and vendors. It supports both provider-to-provider as well as patient-to-provider Direct exchange. The goal of is to develop, promote and, as necessary, help enforce the rules and best practices necessary to maintain security and trust within the Direct community, consistent with the HITECH Act and the governance rules for the NwHIN established by ONC.


SocialCare is compliant with the HIPAA Standards for Privacy, Electronic Transactions and Security (including the HITECH Act and the Omnibus Rule of 2013). SocialCare has implemented policies, processes, and procedures designed to ensure compliance with Federal and State information security laws, regulations, and rules, and monitors ongoing compliance efforts and maintains various reporting mechanisms that are required by law .

HIPAA Compliance
The SocialCare Platform is HIPAA compliant.

SocialCare Security Statement