Glossary: N

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

    Non-regulatory federal agency within the United States Department of Commerce whose mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology. NIST oversees the NIST Laboratories, the Baldrige National Quality Program, the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and the Technology Innovation Program.

  • New England Healthcare EDI Network (NEHEN)

    Collaborative of providers and payers in eastern Massachusetts that created, manages and operates a shared insurance EDI infrastructure.