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Using PULSE to Improve Public Health Response During Hurricane Season

June 21, 2022|Interoperability, Members|

This month marked the start of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, which stretches through November 30. With one named stormed already underway, The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration is anticipating an above average season—with a 70 percent chance the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will bring 14 to 21 named storms, or storms with winds of 39 mph or higher; six to [...]

Playing with FHIR: A Success for Our First FHIR Connectathon

June 6, 2022|FHIR, Interoperability, Members, TEFCA|

Recently, CommonWell hosted our first FHIR Connectathon under the working premise that the best way to figure out what we don’t know is to get our hands dirty and start testing. Participants included 11 of our Service Adopters: athenahealth, Cancer Insights, Cerner, Health Gorilla, Inovalon, MEDHOST, MEDITECH, Oprable, Patientory, Seqster and WellSky. We ran three testing tracks, all with [...]

CommonWell TV 2022: Data Quality & Its Role in Health Equity

May 10, 2022|Interoperability, Members, Patients, Providers|

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) health equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no one is “disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or other socially determined circumstances.” Having a complete view of an individual’s clinical data is vital to achieving [...]

CommonWell TV 2022: Because of Interop, by 2030

April 14, 2022|Interoperability, Members, Patients, Providers|

During CommonWell TV 2022, we took a page from the U.S. Health & Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and asked our members to speculate on the future of interoperability by asking them to finish this statement: Because of interop, by 2030… Read below for their reactions and watch this year’s CommonWell TV videos here. Personalized [...]

CommonWell TV 2022: Health IT Execs on TEFCA

March 31, 2022|CommonWellTV, Interoperability, Members|

While there are regional and national interoperability hubs like CommonWell working at scale across the country, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) recent Trusted Exchange Framework and the Common Agreement (TEFCA) aims at pushing the health IT industry to certify these hubs as highly scalable, highly secure utility grade systems and connect them via standardized exchange [...]

I’m Building My Personal Health Record with OneRecord: Here’s Why it Matters

January 19, 2022|Interoperability, Members, Patients|

I was first diagnosed with Lyme disease when I was seven years old. No one knew at the time that this diagnosis would be the start of nearly two decades of illness, of new diagnoses, and of managing my health. I have always been more than my illness, but my experience living with chronic illness has shaped my life and my identity. It’s also inspired me to use my voice to share my story and to empower others to do the same, whether they have a chronic illness or not.

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