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Get to Know the CommonWell Provider Advisory Council
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: [...]
Provider Perspective: A tale of two crises and the value of health data interoperability
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.
Doubling the Data: The Journey to True Interoperability for Adventist Health
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 [...]
Lessons Learned from Rural Community Hospital on Slowing the COVID-19 Curve
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.
4 Considerations for Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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.
Nick Knowlton Discusses Interop During the COVID-19 Crisis
CommonWell Board Chairman, Nick Knowlton, recently spoke with Susan Morse of Healthcare Finance about how COVID-19 has been influencing health care and how interoperability is a significant factor in slowing the spread of this virus and future pandemics.
Health Gorilla Enables CommonWell Services for New Health Care Settings
CommonWell Connector™ Health Gorilla now has more than a dozen clients benefiting from CommonWell services. Check out their initial feedback and get an update on how Health Gorilla is continuing to improve health care data access in Puerto Rico.
CommonWell Enables Valley Presbyterian Hospital to Focus on Managing Patient Data Instead of Finding It
Thanks to Valley Presbyterian Hospital’s recent connection to the CommonWell Health Alliance® network and its bridge to the Carequality interoperability framework, VPH clinicians can focus on managing patient data instead of finding it.
Get Up Close and Personal with CommonWell: A Conversation with Mosaic Life Care
Mosaic Life Care provides a real-life look at how CommonWell benefits their organization.