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 [...]
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 [...]
In our newest round of CommonWell TV interviews, we asked about a perpetually hot topic, FHIR. While CommonWell has been using FHIR since its inception, soon, CommonWell will be enabling discrete data exchange via FHIR across its network.
At our 2021 Fall Summit, a few representatives from the CommonWell Provider Advisory Council took part in a panel discussion to share key learnings straight from the providers who use our services the most. Check out the highlights.
CommonWell was founded on the simple premise that, working together, we can break down barriers to health data exchange. As part of our industry-wide collaborative effort, we knew having health care providers’ candid input and involvement was imperative to our shared success. That’s why CommonWell formed the Provider Advisory Council (PAC) in 2016. PAC members represent a cross-section of: [...]
In the face of a crisis, access to health records can make a lifesaving difference. Listen as Julie Crouse, from NorthBay Healthcare discusses their experience in dealing with dual emergencies: COVID-19 and wildfires.
Adventist Health has more than 20 hospitals and 250 clinics in more than 80 communities on the West Coast and in Hawaii. With millions of patients being served per year, the need for their health IT systems to interoperate with each other—both inside and outside of the Adventist Health system – is paramount. Last month, Adventist Health shared how implementing the [...]
In one rural community nestled between Kansas City and Columbia, Mo., Fitzgibbon Hospital recorded the most COVID-19 cases per capita in the state of Missouri during the first wave. Learn from their success of facing COVID-19 head on and slowing the curve in their community.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, never has access to health data been more relevant. But what does this mean for patients? Dr. Brian Yeaman, Chief Medical Informatics Officer of ADVault, shares things patients can do to improve their experience and empower themselves and their providers with enhanced access to their health care data.