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Nationwide Care Transitions: Empowering the Provider, Empowering the Patient

March 5, 2018|HIMSS, Interoperability, Patients, Services|Author: |

More than 2.5 million passengers fly domestically in the US every day. How many of those people do you think remember to bring their health records with them in case of emergency? While I don’t know of any source tracking that statistic, my personal experience would lend me to believe it is very few. This time of year, it feels [...]

Patient Access: Putting My Binder Back on the Shelf

February 25, 2018|Interoperability, Members, Patients, Value of Health IT|Author: |

I have a chronic illness. During my diagnosis process, from 2012 to 2014, I carried a four-inch binder to all my doctors’ appointments because none of the specialists I visited communicated with each other or shared records. I had to be the single source of truth for my own medical information; otherwise, tests were unnecessarily repeated and my medical bills [...]

Feb. 6 HIMSS Webinar Building Patient-Centered Data Into the EHR Features CommonWell ED and Circle Health CMO

January 31, 2018|Deployment, HIMSS, Interoperability, Patients, Providers, Services, Value of Health IT|Author: |

Mark your calendars! As we continue our countdown to HIMSS18, CommonWell Executive Director, Jitin Asnaani will present a webinar Tuesday, February 6 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time – “Building Patient-Centered Data Into the EHR.” Joined by Arthur M. Lauretano, MD, MS, FACS, Chief Medical Office at Circle Health, one of the first acute facilities to take CommonWell services live, the [...]

PODCAST: Jitin Asnaani Featured by Red Hot Healthcare | The Big ‘Connector’ in Healthcare

May 23, 2017|Alliance Updates, Interoperability, Patients|Author: |

Check out our Executive Director Jitin Asnaani’s podcast interview with Dr. Steve Ambrose of Red Hot Healthcare. In the podcast, Asnaani discusses his passions inside and outside health care, his insights on patient empowerment and how CommonWell is aiming to change the industry for the common good. “The biggest uptake in CommonWell services—in terms of organizations joining CommonWell—has probably come [...]

Person-Centric from the Start

November 21, 2016|Interoperability, Patients, Services, Value of Health IT|Author: |

As CommonWell continues to expand the services and reach of its interoperability network, the concept of a real person at the heart of different representations of a patient’s healthcare across different systems remains core to CommonWell’s mission to create a vendor-neutral platform that breaks down the technological and process barriers that currently inhibit effective health data exchange. From the onset [...]

Soon You Will Be Able to Access Your Own Health Data Thanks to CommonWell and Its Members

August 23, 2016|Alliance Updates, Interoperability, Patients|Author: |

From the beginning, CommonWell has been dedicated to a simple but crucial vision and underlying belief that health data should be available to individuals and providers regardless of where care occurs. After all, how many times have you arrived at a doctor’s appointment, only to have a clipboard handed to you to fill out your entire medical history, emergency contact [...]

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