AHRQ: United States Health Information Knowledgebase Support (USHIK) Contract

DCG Web Release – July 27, 2011

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded a multi-year contract to Data Consulting Group, Inc. to maintain the USHIK (United States Health Information Knowledgebase) website (http://ushik.ahrq.gov External Link) to further the Health IT interoperability goals of AHRQ and other Federal agencies. USHIK is a ISO/IEC-11179 and Section 508 compliant repository for displaying information models and loading metadata from national Standard Development Organizations including X12 5010, NCPDP, and HL7.

As the USHIK Contractor since 2008, DCG takes pride in the USHIK product and its increasing value to researchers and other stakeholders. Data Consulting Group Inc. is a minority owned small business headquartered in Detroit Michigan with offices in Alexandria, VA.