How to Participate2024-04-25T10:12:40-05:00

How to Participate

Whether a health IT vendor, government agency, provider organization or individual, everyone has a role in improving health data exchange. CommonWell has many ways to participate and support our vision and mission including being a member, offering our services, using our services or advocating as a patient.

Become a

CommonWell is a member-driven Alliance. Join us to help improve health data exchange nationwide.


Thousands of providers sites nationwide are using CommonWell services via their HIT vendor. Find out how to get connected.

Advocate for

Individuals are the best advocates for care. Understand how you and your providers can access your health data.

What it Means to be a Member of CommonWell

The Alliance is open to all organizations who are aligned with our vision to make health data accessible, helping to improve care coordination and health outcomes. Members today range from health systems to non-profits, government agencies to health IT vendors and much more.

When you become a member of CommonWell, you are demonstrating your commitment to help ensure providers and patients have access to health information – when they need it, wherever their care occurred and regardless of who provided that care.

Guide our Growth

Guide the evolution of our services, specifications, design and policies to further our nationwide scale.

Drive Innovation

Propose and create new CommonWell service offerings and use cases to improve data access.

Shape the Industry

Engage with leaders across the health care industry who are redefining what it means to be interoperable.

Be a Game Changer

Join 80+ diverse organizations embracing our culture of innovation, integrity, inclusiveness and transparency.

Membership Options

There are different degrees of commitment to the Alliance Vision and Mission. An organization can become an Alliance Member, which is best for those organizations that are not yet ready to or do not intend to adopt CommonWell Services. For those organizations that are ready to participate in data exchange, we recommend signing up as a CommonWell Service Adopter, which comes with Contributor member privileges and a commitment to utilizing and offering our services to your stakeholders and clients.

CommonWell Member

I want to actively participate in defining the future of nationwide health care interoperability.

CommonWell membership is open to all organizations that share our vision that health IT must be inherently interoperable.

CommonWell Service Adopter

I want to offer CommonWell Services to my clients and end users.

CommonWell Service Adopters are committed to building interoperability into their software so that providers can maximize a trusted network for data exchange while maintaining their existing workflow.

The Member’s Perspective

“As a CommonWell Service Adopter, MEDITECH can help steer connectivity initiatives in the right direction, giving care organizations access to services that reach far beyond one EHR system, one healthcare organization, and one community. With every successful deployment, our vision for universal, interoperable care becomes clearer.” – Hoda Sayed-Friel, Executive Vice President, MEDITECH

Read more on our blog about why members joined CommonWell and how they are changing the way health data is accessed.

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