Carequality News

  • Two Networks Pledge to Work Toward Interoperability

    20 December 2016 |

    Sometime before mid-2017, one of the greatest divides in health IT today will start to be bridged. Communities supporting two of the leading HIT data exchange networks, managed by CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality, will begin participating in pilot programs to bring each network’s most compelling service to members of the opposite network, according to […]

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  • 7 (plus 1) Predictions for Healthcare IT in 2017

    19 December 2016 |

    Last year, I had made five predictions for healthcare information technology in 2016. In this, my final post of 2016, I will be reviewing how my predictions turned out, and update the outlook for 2017. As I write this, President Obama has just signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, a remarkable achievement coming […]

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  • Cerner’s Burke: Massive new EHR collaboration ‘a big deal’ for clients

    16 December 2016 |

    Collaboration between two health care IT nonprofits will pave the way for easier information exchange between records systems. The CommonWell Health Alliance, a trade entity of health IT companies that offers tools for interoperability, will partner with Carequality, a 501(c)(3) that has developed a framework to establish the “rules of the road” for data sharing. […]

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  • CommonWell, Carequality Combine EHR Interoperability Efforts

    16 December 2016 |

    The ability of disparate electronic health records (EHRs) to exchange patient information — known as interoperability — took an important step forward on Wednesday with the announcement that CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality, the leading private-sector interoperability initiatives, had agreed to work together.

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  • Connectivity and Collaboration to Advance Interoperability Agreement

    15 December 2016 |

    CommonWell Health Alliance (@CommonWell) and Carequality (@CarequalityNet) announced 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 […]

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  • Health IT Industry Makes Strides Toward Interoperability this Week

    15 December 2016 |

    This week, at the HIMSS-produced Connected Health Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, some of those signees staged a live demonstration of interoperability by pulling in medication lists for individual patients from multiple sources. Representatives from New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Trinity Health joined with vendors Epic Systems and Cerner to show how the Fast Healthcare Interoperability […]

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  • Carequality, CommonWell partner on Interoperability, Data Sharing

    15 December 2016 |

    Carequality and CommonWell Health Alliance have joined forces to increase data exchange and improve interoperability among healthcare providers. Under the collaboration CommonWell will implement Carequality’s interoperability framework on behalf of its members and clients, allowing them to share data with any provider participating in Carequality. The collaboration’s initial focus will be on boosting the ability […]

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  • Interoperability breakthrough: 5 things physicians should know

    14 December 2016 |

    An agreement formed by two health-information connectors represents a major advance for nationwide interoperability, potentially enabling more than 15,000 hospitals, clinics and other health care organizations to share data. This would allow, for example, a Miami physician to access the electronic records of a patient from Seattle who presents at the emergency department while vacationing. […]

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  • Carequality, CommonWell Health Alliance to Collaborate

    14 December 2016 |

    CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality recently announced an agreement to increase HIT connectivity nationwide. The agreement provides additional health data sharing options to a broad range of stakeholders across health care, and has three aspects: • CommonWell will become a Carequality implementer on behalf of its members and their clients, enabling CommonWell subscribers to engage […]

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  • CommonWell, Carequality Agree to Collaborate for More Advanced Interoperability

    14 December 2016 |

    CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality have announced connectivity and collaboration efforts that will aim to provide additional health data sharing options for stakeholders.

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