Carequality Blog

  • 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 admin@carequality.org. 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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  • Coordinated Care Oklahoma, GE Healthcare, Kno2, Netsmart and OneRecord Adopt Carequality Framework

    25 February 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Just in time for HIMSS16, we are thrilled to announce the new round of Carequality Interoperability Framework adopters. This month Coordinated Care Oklahoma, GE Healthcare, Kno2, Netsmart, and OneRecord became the latest to commit to nationwide health IT interoperability through the creation of network-to-network connections. They join previous adopters athenahealth®, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen Healthcare and […]

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  • Carequality Demonstration Planned for HIMSS16

    24 February 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    We’re looking forward to seeing all our healthcare colleagues at the HIMSS16 annual conference, the healthcare IT event of the year. Please plan on stopping by The Sequoia Project and Care Connectivity Consortium booth, #454, to catch-up on our latest activities. You can also pick up a free packet of Giant Sequoia Tree seeds—which we […]

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  • athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen Healthcare and Surescripts First to Adopt Carequality Interoperability Framework

    21 January 2016 | Dawn Van Dyke

    We’re thrilled to share the first pioneering organizations to sign the Carequality Connected Agreement – the legal foundation of the Carequality Interoperability Framework: athenahealth®, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen Healthcare and Surescripts. These five organizations agree to provide health information exchange services for their customers under the comprehensive Framework which consists of legal terms, policy requirements, technical […]

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  • Carequality Interoperability Framework Published

    7 December 2015 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Today, Carequality released the much-anticipated Carequality Interoperability Framework, which enables comprehensive connectivity for the entire healthcare ecosystem – regardless of technology platform or geography. We enthusiastically thank all of those who participated in the workgroups, committees, and ad hoc teams that all played a role in developing the Framework.  It was truly an effort of […]

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  • New Leaders Join Carequality Steering Committee

    30 October 2015 | Dawn Van Dyke

    This October, Carequality welcomed four new members to the Steering Committee: We strive to include representatives from across the entire healthcare industry, and our new members fit that bill. They join an already diverse committee, and I look forward to the varied perspectives they will bring to its work. The Steering Committee is responsible for […]

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