USHIN will be a simple way to find, compare, trust and share information – no matter the platform or device you use.
USHIN will be free of cost and free of mind – with no strings. You choose what yo uahandle and publish your own, from cooperative sources you choose.
You will enjoy private control of one’s own information and selection of intermediaries, with default encryption over distributed networks of known nodes.
The system will be developed by an open cooperative, with open source technology to be licensed with open permission for development. The system will be open to uncensored data as well as open to publishing any filters that help you find what you want, and hide what you don’t want. USHIN openly distributes the shared data among cooperative sources who publish and care for the information on the network.
Any group that agrees to the cooperative tenets can be an USHIN information source. Though each source publishes with its own bias, the cooperative system includes all voices in the deliberation of any topic, and does not censor any topic.
Sources cooperatively share responsibilities of running the system and offer free USHIN tools for their own members and visitors. Sources offer USHIN tools, publish members’ and visitors’ input, and co-manage their members’, and their own, segments of the shared USHIN database.
Sources of information vett their authors and agree to respond to requests about what they publish. Sources are elements themselves, exposed to public display of relations among themselves and other sources and elements, input by others. All public elements are open for comparative analyses by anyone else in the system.
All input is sorted into basic elements of human communication to promote understanding of different perspectives, honor individual distinctions, and reveal influences. Users choose among to calculate merit for themselves. The tools help get to the point and point to action.
USHIN will embody cooperative values with open, voluntary membership, egalitarian democratic input, and respect for autonomy for the benefit of the community inclusively. The concept will ideally take form as a cooperative public information exchange utility promoting use USHIN tools to publicly deliberate policy and actions.
Hosting an USHIN widget on your app or website offers a portal to your segment of the USHIN shared database, with basic tools, for your members and visitors.
USHIN will be flexble to bridge current collaborating platforms, devices and protocols to accept all sorts of communications processes into the future.
Research, comparison, analysis, vetting, communication and organization with visual USHIN tools is quick and fun.
User Control of Findings
Input is sorted out when input so it’s easy to hone in on specifics, filter out junk, and turn your search into a request, if what you seek is not yet there. Ushers help relay info to and from appropriate sources and meet user needs.
Similar input from different information sources show up side-by-side according to your choices & rankings for intuitive analysis and cross-referencing different perspectives.
Privacy & Vetting
Community, expert vetting of sources & input plus your filters protect you. Related input from others shows up, & all input connects to sources for validation and clarification.
Reference & Communication
Connect privately or publish widely. Simplify all you do with your favorite platforms and apps for understanding & connection through a combined reference and communication system.
Insurers and provider groups led the movement to develop medical systems and standards mostly from a payment perspective. Although USHIN could provide a structure upon which medical records may be input and facilitate exchange among secure medical silos, USHIN is concerned primarily with public communication for health education, and general information, including products and services, which lack connection to individual identifiers.]
USHIN tools will work seamlessly with a variety of interfaces and and participant options options retain full control of branding, content and filters they offer their site visitors.