What an amazing start to the year! Today, I am excited to share that CommonWell Health Alliance has welcomed seven new members to our Alliance. These new members augment the reach of CommonWell Services in the ambulatory market, increase its membership representation for provider-engagement, imaging and EMS solutions, as well as expand into the direct-to-consumer arena.
eClinicalWorks is a cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) company offering solutions for private practices, hospitals, population health, revenue cycle management and patient engagement. It holds the highest market share among all cloud-based EHR vendors, with more than 115,000 providers using its solutions today.
With more than 150,000 users and 1.5 billion exams exchanged, lifeIMAGE is the nation’s largest and most utilized network for sharing medical imaging information. Its services allow hospitals, physicians and patients to securely connect and exchange exams, anywhere, reducing unnecessary testing, preventing excessive radiation exposure, and promoting faster, safer, higher-quality care.
MediPortal is a patient engagement solutions company offering a customized personal health record where consumers can track fitness, nutrition and medical data all in one place. Its dedication to helping patients take more control of their health aligns with the vision and mission of CommonWell.
Modernizing Medicine develops specialty-specific, data-driven and cloud-based electronic health records, practice management and revenue cycle management systems to transform the clinical, financial and operational aspects of physician practices, ambulatory surgery centers and hospitals.
HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology. HIMSS’s leadership experience in the health IT field will enable it to bring unique and valuable expertise as a general member of CommonWell.
ImageTrend, Inc. is dedicated to connecting life’s most important data in the healthcare and emergency response community. ImageTrend delivers software solutions and services for EMS, hospitals, community paramedicine (CP), critical care, fire, preparedness and data analytics to enable fully integrated healthcare, allowing the provider to focus on patient-centric care.
Mana Health, a leader in patient portal technology, aims to give patients an easy way to see their health data in order to better connect patients and care provider. They plan to employ cross vendor interoperability to accelerate its commitment to EHR data integration and the shift toward value-based care.
With the addition of these members, CommonWell Health Alliance now has 40 members and represents 72% of the acute care EHR market1 and 34% of the ambulatory care EHR market,2 as well as market leaders and technology innovators supporting care settings such as post-acute care, imaging, perinatal, laboratory, retail pharmacy, oncology, population health, emergency services and more.
To read more about these members and their reasons for joining the Alliance, check out the press release issued today.
Nick Knowlton, vice president, business development – Brightree, serves as the CommonWell Membership Committee chair.
 KLAS—Clinical Market Share 2015, August 2015. © 2015 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com
 SK&A, a Cegedim Company—“EHR Vendor Market Share by Physician Size,” January 2015.