Carequality Blog

  • Document Content Workgroup Forming Now

    14 March 2017 | Theresa Wiebold

    We hope you’ve recovered from HIMSS17 and are ready to roll-up your sleeves to join us in refining the Carequality Framework. While standard clinical document templates exist, there remains a great deal of variation in how information is actually expressed within these templates. The content of clinical documents (i.e. the fields and terminology values within […]

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  • Carequality and CommonWell Connectivity FAQs

    13 December 2016 | Jitin Asnaani and Dave Cassel

    Have Questions about the Carequality & CommonWell Announcement? We’ve got Answers.     Jump to: Quick Facts Definitions Questions about Collaboration and Membership Questions about Technology and Services The belief that collaboration is a key part of success is not a new one, especially when it comes to achieving nationwide interoperability in healthcare. We have […]

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  • Carequality Accelerates Health Data Sharing

    26 October 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Nationwide Patient Data Exchange Across Networks Triples in 60 Days We are thrilled to announce that Carequality is rapidly expanding and the rate at which new providers are enabled to share health data is accelerating. In fact, since we announced live exchange in August, our Carequality implementers have brought more than 11,000 clinics and 500 […]

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  • Carequality Needs You!

    17 October 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Now Hiring a Program Coordinator or Program Manager The Carequality Interoperability Framework has attracted national attention and is growing quickly. In addition to new implementers and members, we are experiencing the dynamic scale of growth in Carequality Connections for which the framework was designed. This means we’re now hiring a Program Coordinator or Program Manager […]

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  • Carequality Continues to Attract Implementers

    14 October 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Welcome New Carequality Implementers Inovalon and Medicity         This summer, Inovalon and Medicity became the 13th and 14th Carequality implementers, respectively. Inovalon is a technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics, and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the […]

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  • Carequality Steering Committee and Advisory Council Changes

    12 October 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    New Carequality Steering Committee Members Congratulations to Andrew Kling of Geisinger, Dr. Steven Lane of Sutter Health, and Tushar Malhotra of eClinicalWorks on their new appointment to the Carequality Steering Committee. We are also pleased to share that the following members will return for a new term: Nancy Beavin of Humana, Hans Buitendijk of Cerner, Kevin […]

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  • Lights Turned On for Nation’s First Cross-Network Health Interoperability Framework!

    16 August 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    The early adopters of Carequality are live! After almost two years of planning and development, providers at select hospitals and clinics in four states are now sharing health patient data for increased care coordination and expected health outcome benefits. These providers are using athenahealth®, eClinicalWorks, Epic, HIETexas, NextGen and Surescripts to exchange data with other […]

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  • Carequality Steering Committee Application Process Now Open!

    5 July 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Apply to be a Carequality Leader Before July 29th. Before you head out on your summer vacation, take a stand to support the acceleration of health data sharing by applying for the Carequality Steering Committee! We’re accepting applications to join the Steering Committee until July 29th. The Steering Committee is responsible for Carequality’s strategic direction, and […]

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  • Carequality FAQs

    7 June 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Carequality is a relatively new interoperability initiative of The Sequoia Project. We know you might have lots of questions, so below we have answers to the most frequently asked questions about Carequality. This is a growing list. If you have a question you don’t see below, please email us at How is Carequality pronounced? […]

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  • Help Us Develop Patient Authorization Policy & Standards

    15 April 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    We hope you’re recovered from HIMSS16 and ready to roll-up your sleeves to join us in refining the Carequality Framework. In many cases, healthcare providers may release the patient’s records without any specific consent or authorization. In some states, however, or for patients seen in certain facilities, authorization from the patient is needed in order […]

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