Carequality Blog

  • Apply Now for the Carequality Steering Committee

    27 June 2017 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Be a Carequality Leader Carequality is a consensus-based initiative to connect networks under a shared interoperability framework. We’re looking for leaders to take a stand in accelerating health data sharing by joining the Carequality Steering Committee! We’re accepting applications to join the Steering Committee until July 24th. The Steering Committee is responsible for Carequality’s strategic […]

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  • The long and winding road to patient data interoperability

    29 April 2017 | Jennifer Giddens

    Most of the time when Dr. James Tcheng gets a new patient from outside of Duke Health, he starts with a bundle of paper. After his secretary receives a patient’s records—either directly from another doctor’s office or after a request is faxed—and opens them, Tcheng goes through the information, with a sheet of 8½ x […]

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  • Carequality & Sequoia Project Support HHS Secretary Tom Price

    28 April 2017 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price spoke yesterday at Health Datapalooza 2017, touting the promise of health IT and his belief in the innovations of the private sector to increase health interoperability and improve usability for patients and physicians. Price added that HHS would be engaging and “encouraging health interoperability from the 60,000 foot […]

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  • Sequoia Project, DirectTrust tout Interoperability Surge

    27 April 2017 | Jennifer Giddens

    Two major interoperability groups, Sequoia Project and DirectTrust, are exchanging more health records and connecting more provider sites than ever, the companies announced this week. The Sequoia Project – whose members include Carequality, eHealth Exchange, and RSNA Image Share Validation – marked its fifth anniversary by touting across-the-board growth: The number of health organizations participating […]

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  • Document Content Workgroup Forming Now

    14 March 2017 | Jennifer Giddens

    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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