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CommonWell Health Alliance Announces General Availability of Carequality Connection

November 16, 2018|Categories: |

November 16, 2018—CommonWell Health Alliance today announced the rollout of its connection to the Carequality Framework, which is now Generally Available to CommonWell members and will increase health IT connectivity nationwide. The connection will allow CommonWell- and Carequality-enabled health care providers, through some of the industry’s largest participating EHR vendors, to connect and bilaterally exchange health data to improve care [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Submits Comments to ONC regarding draft TEFCA and USCDI

February 20, 2018|Categories: |

February 20, 2018—CommonWell Health Alliance submitted comments to the Office of National Coordinator (ONC) at the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the draft Trusted Exchange Framework (TEFCA) published on January 5, 2018, as well as the accompanying US Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) draft. We emphasized our support of the goals and direction articulated by TEFCA, noting our [...]

CommonWell Becomes First National Network to Use the Argonaut Project’s FHIR Specifications

February 16, 2017|Categories: |

February 16, 2017—CommonWell Health Alliance® today announced it has completed building the first set of The Argonaut Project’s FHIR specifications into its core services—making it the first national network to enable comprehensive FHIR-based-exchange at scale. CommonWell, recognizing its critical role in improving nationwide health data exchange, has been using FHIR since 2013 when it first developed its core interoperability services [...]

CommonWell Expanding Services as More Members Commit to Deploy Nationwide

February 15, 2017|Categories: |

February 15, 2017—CommonWell Health Alliance® today announced that 14 members have committed to building new application programming interfaces (APIs) that will complement existing services and increase the value of the CommonWell network to individuals and caregivers. The existing CommonWell services, which include person enrollment, record location, patient identification and linking, and data query and retrieval, are all live nationwide. The [...]

Carequality and CommonWell Health Alliance Agree on Connectivity and Collaboration to Advance Interoperability

December 13, 2016|Categories: |

December 13, 2016—CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality announced today an agreement to increase health IT connectivity nationwide. The agreement provides additional health data sharing options to a broad range of stakeholders across healthcare, and has three aspects: CommonWell will become a Carequality implementer on behalf of its members and their clients, enabling CommonWell subscribers to engage in health information exchange [...]

CommonWell Members Enable Patient Access to Their Health Data

August 23, 2016|Categories: |

August 23, 2016—CommonWell Health Alliance® today announced that members will be giving patients access to their health data for the first time via the CommonWell network. This access will be made possible by extending existing CommonWell services to enable a person to self-enroll in CommonWell, self-link their health records wherever they receive care, and self-query and view their health data [...]

CommonWell Announces National Deployment of Interoperability Services to the Post-Acute Market

February 24, 2016|Categories: |

February 24, 2016—CommonWell Health Alliance® today announced the availability of its cross-vendor interoperability services to the post-acute market. Brightree, Cerner and McKesson are among the first CommonWell members that have committed to deploying these services nationwide in 2016. Each year more than 10 million Medicare beneficiaries are discharged from acute care hospitals into a variety of post-acute care settings, including [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Membership Continues to Expand Across the Care Continuum

February 11, 2016|Categories: |

February 11, 2016—CommonWell Health Alliance today announced seven new members are joining its effort to enhance nationwide health data exchange regardless of health IT vendor, geography or setting of care. These new members augment the reach of CommonWell Services in the ambulatory market, increase its membership representation for provider-engagement, imaging and EMS solutions, as well as expand into the direct-to-consumer [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Announces Member Expansion Plans for 2015

April 9, 2015|Categories: |

April 9, 2015—CommonWell Health Alliance today announced the commitment of five of its health IT vendor members—athenahealth, Cerner, CPSI, Greenway Health and McKesson—to actively deploy CommonWell services to health care provider sites nationwide throughout 2015. Already, more than 60 provider sites are live on CommonWell services across 15 states including: Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, North [...]

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