Introducing Direct Messaging

Hospitals, Providers and Caregivers,

Are you attesting for Meaningful Use 2 for transitions of care? Do you need to send documents to a hospital for pre-surgery clearance? Do you need to send electronic referrals to another provider? Now you can electronically exchange and manage encrypted, secure patient information to and from other providers with HIPAA-compliant Direct Messaging (Direct) from the IHDE. Click to learn more about Direct from the IHDE.

As an IHDE-enrolled participant, Direct is available for your use with or without an EMR system. Direct is an effective, secure mechanism for use in the point-to-point exchange of sensitive, protected health information through a trusted network. Direct functions like regular email with additional security measures and ensures that messages are only accessible to the intended recipient.

New User? If you are an IHDE participant and interested in enrolling in IHDE Direct Messaging, please contact us at: | 208-332-7253

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Phone: 208-332-7253

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The Direct Project is a federal initiative for standards-based healthcare communications, with the goal of enabling communications between all healthcare providers and patients.
Direct secure messaging empowers you to communicate with any physician or patient with a Direct email address in a way that is HIPAA and HITECH compliant.
The ability to send transition of care documents (CCDs) using Direct secure messaging. This can help you meet Meaningful Use attestation requirements and engage your patients.