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Interoperability for the Common Good

We understand that in order for health IT to work, it must be inherently interoperable.

Today, our industry is fragmented and health data is siloed. Many have tried to improve data access to advance the delivery of care. Now is the time for the health care industry to take the lead and move beyond simply recognizing the issue.

Together, with our member companies, provider organizations and service provider, CommonWell is taking bold action to drive forward ubiquitous interoperability.  We are developing and offering services that are embedded natively in vendors’ own software, not bolted on as an afterthought. These services go beyond just one system, one organization or one community; they can connect nationwide.

CommonWell is committed to helping solve the longstanding problem of interoperability in the health care industry. We welcome all organizations – suppliers, providers, health-focused associations – who share in this vision to join us in banding together for Interoperability for the Common Good.

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Becoming a member

Does your organization strive to help make health data interoperable and improve the delivery of care for providers and the people they serve? Find out how you can join the Alliance and help achieve Interoperability for the Common Good.
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Participating as a provider

Are you a health care provider interested in leveraging CommonWell services? Find out where we are today and how CommonWell can benefit your organization and the people you serve.

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News

  • CommonWell Health Alliance Announces General Availability of Carequality ConnectionNovember 16, 2018

    BOSTON, Mass. – Nov. 16, 2018 – CommonWell Health Alliance today announced the rollout of its connection to the Carequality Framework, which is now Generally Available to CommonWell members and will increase health IT connectivity nationwide. The connection will allow CommonWell- and Carequality-enabled health care providers, through some of the industry’s largest participating EHR vendors,…

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  • CommonWell Health Alliance Submits Comments to ONC regarding draft TEFCA and USCDIFebruary 20, 2018

    CommonWell Health Alliance submitted comments to the Office of National Coordinator (ONC) at the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the draft Trusted Exchange Framework (TEFCA) published on January 5, 2018, as well as the accompanying US Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) draft. We emphasized our support of the goals and direction articulated by…

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  • CommonWell Becomes First National Network to Use the Argonaut Project’s FHIR SpecificationsFebruary 16, 2017

    Brightree First Member to Deploy Boston, Mass., Feb. 16, 2017 – CommonWell Health Alliance® today announced it has completed building the first set of The Argonaut Project’s FHIR specifications into its core services—making it the first national network to enable comprehensive FHIR-based-exchange at scale. CommonWell, recognizing its critical role in improving nationwide health data exchange,…

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  • CommonWell-Carequality Connection Now Generally Available!November 16, 2018

    Today, we at CommonWell are excited to share a milestone achievement along the path to solving for nationwide health IT interoperability: we announced the rollout of our connection to the Carequality Framework, which is now Generally Available to CommonWell members and will increase health IT connectivity nationwide. Not only do we anticipate that this increased…

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  • CommonWell Service Provider RFP Bidder CallNovember 9, 2018

    CommonWell Health Alliance in early December 2018 will be issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Service Provider for our interoperability infrastructure and services. We hosted a Bidder Call for organizations interested in learning more about the RFP on Nov. 16, 2018. A copy of the presentation shared on the Bidder Call can be…

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  • Welcome to our Newest CommonWell Members!November 7, 2018

    Today, CommonWell kicks off our 6th Annual Meeting and Fall Summit with our New Member Welcome. These six newest members, representing large health systems, non-profits and software providers, continue to expand and enhance our Alliance. Even as we grow to be an 80+ member organization, CommonWell continues to feel like a close-knit network of colleagues…

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