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1 04, 2015

CommonWell Health Alliance Welcomes New Members Across the Health Care Continuum

2018-12-18T17:21:27+00:00

CommonWell Health Alliance today announced the addition of five new members that significantly enhance the association’s nationwide footprint, share of the EHR marketplace and diversity across the care continuum. MEDITECH, Merge and Kareo join as contributing members while PointClickCare and Surgical Information Systems (SIS) join as general members. With the addition of these new members, CommonWell membership now represents 70% of the acute care EHR market and 20% of the ambulatory care EHR market. CommonWell membership also represents market leaders in imaging, perinatal, laboratory, retail pharmacy, oncology, population health, post-acute care and others across the care continuum. “We know it takes collective experience and dedication to break down barriers to nationwide data exchange, so we are especially pleased to welcome these industry innovators to the CommonWell family,” said Nick Knowlton, [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Welcomes New Members Across the Health Care Continuum2018-12-18T17:21:27+00:00
25 03, 2015

CommonWell Health Alliance Welcomes Executive Director

2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00

After conducting a national search, CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance") today announced its first-ever executive director, Jitin Asnaani. In its search for the Founding Executive Director, the Board sought a candidate who could build on the current CommonWell momentum in nationwide data exchange. “Jitin has been instrumental in the CommonWell Health Alliance since its founding,” said Rod O’Reilly, President of McKesson Health Solutions. “In addition, his leadership on both the National HIT Standards and Policy Committees, his strategic mindset, and his ability to execute while collaborating with a wide array of stakeholders makes him the perfect executive director for the Alliance at this critical juncture.” Asnaani comes to CommonWell Health Alliance with experience in both the public and private sector—equipping him with the tools and knowledge to effectively collaborate with [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Welcomes Executive Director2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00
19 11, 2014

CommonWell Health Alliance and its Members Move Forward with Nationwide Expansion of Services

2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00

CommonWell Health Alliance today announced it has entered a new phase of its effort to advance health information technology (HIT) interoperability, extending the availability of its services and exploring additional opportunities for nationwide expansion. Members will now have the option to enter into service agreements with CommonWell that open the door for a broader range of providers and the people they serve to benefit from CommonWell Services. “CommonWell is changing the way our industry thinks about interoperability,” said Jeremy Delinsky, Chairman of the Board – CommonWell Health Alliance, and CTO - athenahealth. “Today, we are thrilled to announce a nationwide network to manage clinical information, promote greater access to health data and improve care across the continuum. By making these services broadly available, CommonWell is empowering its members and their [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance and its Members Move Forward with Nationwide Expansion of Services2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00
1 07, 2014

CommonWell Takes Next Step in Journey to Promote HIT Interoperability, Expanding Membership Opportunities and Welcoming New Members

2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00

CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance"), today announced it is moving into an important new phase of its effort to advance health information technology (HIT) interoperability, expanding membership opportunities and welcoming new members Brightree and MacPractice as contributing members of the not-for-profit trade association. “When CommonWell was created in 2013, we wanted to ensure our members and their clients received value quickly and comprehensively,” said Nick Knowlton, Board Member for CommonWell Health Alliance and Senior Director at Greenway Health. “In that spirit, each of our initial member companies brought a unique aspect to allow us to stay focused, yet visionary.”Knowlton explained that today, with more than 10 provider sites live, thousands of people enrolled and dozens of clinicians leveraging the organization’s services daily, CommonWell is now positioned to more broadly open [...]

CommonWell Takes Next Step in Journey to Promote HIT Interoperability, Expanding Membership Opportunities and Welcoming New Members2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00
24 02, 2014

CommonWell Health Alliance Announces MEDHOST as New Member to Support and Advance Interoperability Initiatives

2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00

CommonWell Health Alliance (the “Alliance”) – the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort – announced today that MEDHOST has joined as one of the newest Contributing Members of the organization. MEDHOST joins founding members Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, CPSI, Greenway, McKesson and Sunquest in the Alliance’s work. MEDHOST provides a broad portfolio of enterprise, departmental and community engagement solutions and services to more than 1,000 healthcare facilities nationwide. Through intuitive user interfaces and enhanced workflow, MEDHOST solutions are designed to improve the clinical, financial and operational performance of healthcare providers and to address the many challenges facing providers today. By joining the CommonWell Health Alliance as a Contributing Member and working with CommonWell's current service provider, RelayHealth, MEDHOST can bring even more value to its Customers by offering an additional [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Announces MEDHOST as New Member to Support and Advance Interoperability Initiatives2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00
24 02, 2014

CommonWell Health Alliance Announces CVS Caremark as New Member

2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00

Nation's leading integrated pharmacy health care provider will help support and advance the Alliance's interoperability initiatives CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance") – the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort – announced today that CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has joined as one of the newest Contributing Members of the organization. CVS Caremark, the largest integrated pharmacy health care provider in the U.S., joins founding members Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, CPSI, Greenway, McKesson and Sunquest and service provider RelayHealth in the Alliance's work. As the Alliance grows over time, participation by organizations such as CVS Caremark will help providers easily and securely access prescription information, enabling a more holistic view of the patient, with the goal of providing better care and increased patient and consumer safety. Through the Alliance, pharmacies and health [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Announces CVS Caremark as New Member2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00
23 02, 2014

CommonWell Health Alliance Expands and Live with Interoperability Service Offering

2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00

Alliance's Achievements on Exhibit at HIMSS Booth #1389 CommonWell Health Alliance (the “Alliance”) – the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort – announced today that Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), with 77 hospitals in 14 states, has signed a letter of intent to use the Alliance services. This comes two months after the announcement that participating providers from Chicago; Elkin and Henderson, NC; and Columbia, SC joined the initial launch of CommonWell’s interoperability services. "We are excited to expand the rollout of CommonWell's interoperability services – another step forward in making patient data available for providers, regardless of where care is administered," said Jeremy Delinsky, chairman of the board for the CommonWell Health Alliance and chief technology officer, athenahealth. "CommonWell remains firmly committed to advancing interoperability across healthcare; we [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Expands and Live with Interoperability Service Offering2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00
11 12, 2013

CommonWell Health Alliance to Launch Initial Interoperability Service Offerings in Illinois, North Carolina and South Carolina

2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00

CommonWell Health Alliance (the “Alliance”) – the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort – announced today that Chicago, Illinois; Elkin and Henderson, North Carolina; and Columbia, South Carolina have been selected as participating regions for its first rollout of CommonWell’s interoperability services. Additional provider sites and geographies will be announced in the coming months. Some of the provider sites involved in this effort include Lake Shore Obstetrics & Gynecology (Chicago, IL), Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital (Elkin, NC), Maria Parham Medical Center (Henderson, NC), Midlands Orthopaedics (Columbia, SC), and Palmetto Health (Columbia, SC). The goal of this program is to connect providers from across the health care continuum to exchange health data between disparate care settings – a critical component to improving care efficiency, quality, and outcomes. “Our work in [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance to Launch Initial Interoperability Service Offerings in Illinois, North Carolina and South Carolina2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00
30 10, 2013

CommonWell Health Alliance Announces Board of Directors

2019-01-14T16:33:48+00:00

CommonWell Health Alliance, a collaborative effort of health information technology suppliers focused on achieving interoperability and data liquidity between systems, today announced the election of its Board of Directors that will govern and guide the organization for the coming year. The individuals selected to lead the organization by its members are: Jeremy Delinsky, Board chairman & athenahealth representative Jeremy joined athenahealth in 2004 and currently serves as its Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the company’s Software Development, User Experience, Product Management, and Technology infrastructure organizations. He also serves as a member of the Health Information Technology Standards Committee. Rich Elmore, Board vice chairman & Allscripts representative Rich currently serves as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Allscripts, focusing on innovations, managing exploration and execution of strategic partnerships and acquisitions. He [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Announces Board of Directors2019-01-14T16:33:48+00:00
24 07, 2013

CommonWell Health Alliance Welcomes New Members CPSI and Sunquest to Support and Advance Interoperability Initiatives

2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00

CommonWell Health Alliance today announced that Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI) and Sunquest Information Systems have joined as the newest members of the organization. They join members Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, Greenway Medical Technologies and McKesson and service provider RelayHealth in the Alliance’s work. CommonWell Health Alliance is a collaborative effort of health information technology suppliers that are focused on achieving interoperability and data liquidity between systems, in compliance with patient authorizations. The Alliance will define, promote and certify a national infrastructure with common platforms and policies. It also will ensure that Health IT products displaying the Alliance seal are certified to work on the national infrastructure. “We’re glad to be part of CommonWell Health Alliance to achieve data liquidity as a critical foundation for delivering better-coordinated, more-effective care,” said [...]

CommonWell Health Alliance Welcomes New Members CPSI and Sunquest to Support and Advance Interoperability Initiatives2018-12-18T17:21:28+00:00
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