(b) It is intended that the network be a public-private partnership for the benefit of all of the citizens of this state.
(c) The network is envisioned to support and facilitate the following types of electronic transactions or activities:
(1) Automatic drug-drug interaction and allergy alerts;
(2) Automatic preventive medicine alerts;
(3) Electronic access to the results of laboratory, X ray, or other diagnostic examinations;
(4) Disease management;
(5) Disease surveillance and reporting;
(6) Educational offerings for health care providers;
(7) Health alert system and other applications related to homeland security;
(8) Links to evidence-based medical practice;
(9) Links to patient educational materials;
(10) Medical record information transfer to other providers with the patient's consent;
(11) Physician order entry;
(12) Prescription drug tracking;
(13) Registries for vital statistics, cancer, case management, immunizations and other public health registries;
(14) Secured electronic consultations between providers and patients;
(15) A single-source insurance credentialing system for health care providers;
(16) Electronic health care claims submission and processing; and
(17) Any other electronic transactions or activities as determined by legislative rules promulgated pursuant to this article.
(d) The network shall ensure the privacy of patient health care information.