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CommonWell Record Locator Service in Action at the HIMSS23 Interoperability Showcase™
HIMSS23 is right around the corner! Want to know where to find CommonWell and its services in action? Read more in our newest blog.
A Decade of Connections: The CommonWell Fall Summit 2022
One week ago, we were just wrapping up our 2022 CommonWell Fall Annual Summit! A time to congregate with coopetitors, welcome new members and reconnect with former colleagues and friends.
Where to Find CommonWell this Fall
Our newest blog explains why the CommonWell Record Locator Service (RLS) is critical to enhancing nationwide interoperability and to the success of TEFCA.
CommonWell TV 2022: Proud Members of the #InteropDoneRight Crew
CommonWell has been building and scaling a nationwide health data exchange network since 2013. In just under 10 years, it has grown to include more than 80 unique members and build a nationwide network that started with a few thousand provider organizations and now connects more than 27,000. This progress was made possible, in part, to its dedicated members--which [...]
Human API: Empowering Human-Driven Health Data Access and Usability
I sometimes describe Human API as the Plaid or PayPal for health care data. While these analogies may not fully hold up yet, I envision a future where humans like you and me can easily use our health data in ways that feel similar to how we can use our financial data to transact (think using PayPal for an [...]
CommonWell TV 2022: Data Quality & Its Role in Health Equity
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
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 FHIR & Healthcare
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.
Bringing it Back: The PAC Panel at 2021 Fall Summit
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.