IHE International is an organization that enables users and developers of information technology for healthcare to achieve interoperability of systems through the precise definition of healthcare tasks, the specification of standards-based communication between systems required to support those tasks and the testing of systems to determine that they conform to the specifications. The work is managed by IHE committees and sponsored by various national and international bodies, as described in the IHE Principles of Governance, available at

IHE International is composed of Member Organizations interested in improving the interoperability of healthcare information systems. An organization that becomes a member of IHE International may designate representatives to participate in Domain Committees, National/Regional Deployment Committees and other committees relevant to its interests.

The IHE International Board shall review each application submitted and notify the primary contact regarding approval or rejection of the application within 60 days.

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