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CommonWell Designated as Qualified Health Information Network in Natural Next Step to Advance Nationwide Interoperability

February 12, 2024|Categories: |

Building on 10 years of commitment to interoperability, supporting exchange of more than 5 billion healthcare records to date. BOSTON – February 12, 2024 – Today CommonWell Health Alliance was officially recognized as a Qualified Health Information NetworkTM (QHINTM). This recognition comes at a pivotal moment in the healthcare industry's journey toward establishing the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement℠ [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Commentary on California HHS Data Exchange Framework

January 8, 2024|Categories: |

January 8, 2024 – Released in July 2022, the California Health and Human Services Data Exchange Framework (DxF) is a statewide data sharing agreement meant to expand exchange of health information among health care entities, government agencies, and social service programs beginning this year, 2024. Click here to learn more about the Data Exchange Framework. As described in the included [...]

CommonWell Celebrates Designation of Inaugural QHINs, Advances on Ramp to TEFCA

December 12, 2023|Categories: |

BOSTON – December 12, 2023—CommonWell Health Alliance celebrates designation of the first Qualified Health Information NetworksTM  (QHINsTM) under the nation’s new Trusted Exchange Framework and Common AgreementSM  (TEFCASM ). TEFCA is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology program which aims to revolutionize nationwide health data exchange in support of better patient [...]

CommonWell Advances Technical Services on Journey to TEFCA

September 13, 2023|Categories: |

BOSTON – September 13, 2023—CommonWell Health Alliance commits to network expansion and service enhancements in preparation for the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) and the next phase of interoperability. As part of this commitment, it is announcing a new Technical Service Provider, long-time Alliance member ELLKAY. TEFCA—which will be made up of Qualified Health Information Networks (QHINs)—is a [...]

CommonWell Network Surpasses 200 Million Unique Individuals on its Nationwide Health Data Network

July 12, 2023|Categories: |

BOSTON – July 12, 2023—CommonWell Health Alliance has officially surpassed 200 million individuals in its nationwide network. This means it is sharing electronic health data for roughly 62% of the total United States population based U.S. Census projections. “From a handful of providers in our first year to this significant number today, we’ve just kept working with our membership [...]

CommonWell Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary: Watch the Commemorative Video

March 7, 2023|Categories: |

With so many accomplishments to celebrate and with the Alliance primed for what’s next under TEFCA, it’s an exciting time to take stock. We’re humbled to watch some of our many supporters share their memories and well-wishes to honor our #DecadeofConnections. Watch and share: Read what CommonWell Executive Director Paul L Wilder has to say about this important milestone in [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Reacts to QHIN Application Approval

February 13, 2023|Categories: |

BOSTON – February 13, 2023 — On February 13, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra recognized CommonWell Health Alliance for its application approval to potentially become one of the Qualified Health Information Networks (QHINs) that will make up the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA). “CommonWell Health Alliance is proud to move [...]

CommonWell To Apply to Become One of TEFCA’s First Qualified Health Information Networks

August 31, 2022|Categories: |

BOSTON – August 31, 2022 - The CommonWell Health Alliance® today announced its intention to apply to become one of the first Qualified Health Information Networks (QHIN) as part of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA). CommonWell will submit its application with the first set of submissions. This move follows The Sequoia Project, the Recognized Coordinating Entity for [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Submits Comments on the TEFCA Draft QHIN Application

June 15, 2022|Categories: |

We were pleased to be part of preliminary efforts to get here through the Common Agreement Workgroup where we worked with peers and partners alongside Sequoia and the ONC towards development of the formative documents for TEFCA which included development of this QHIN Application. As such, we were not surprised by the content of the application and appreciate the [...]

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