The Sequoia Project

  • Apps showcase the benefits of FHIR on the front lines of care

    13 February 2017 |

    Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor, interoperability, for InterSystems, discusses the benefits of FHIR at the point of care through the use of apps. Russell Leftwich, MD, is senior clinical advisor, interoperability, for InterSystems. Leftwich serves on the board of HL7 International, and is currently co-chair of the IHE USA Implementation Committee, co-chair of the […]

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  • Senior VA IT Officials Indicate Department Will Transition to Commercial EHR

    7 February 2017 |

    A senior IT official with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) told members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs during a hearing Tuesday that the department will move to a commercial off-the-shelf electronic health record (EHR) system. Rob Thomas, II, Acting Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and Acting CIO, Office of Information […]

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  • The Sequoia Project Adds Six New Members to Board of Directors

    6 February 2017 |

    Two government liaisons and four health IT industry leaders will join the board of directors of the Vienna, Va.-based The Sequoia Project, a non-profit organization focused on nationwide health data sharing. The six new board members will supplement the sitting board and will provide new perspectives in The Sequoia Project’s mission to make nationwide health […]

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  • At HIMSS17, unlock the power of your data

    6 February 2017 |

    “Data is the currency of the next century,” says Brian Ahier. And nowhere are health data and data management processes discussed, analyzed and examined more than at the annual HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition.

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  • More Government and Industry Health IT Experts Join The Sequoia Project’s Board of Directors

    6 February 2017 |

    Health IT Experts Provide Strategic Leadership and Expanded Opportunities for Cross-Collaboration of Interoperability Initiatives Vienna, VA – February 6, 2017 – The Sequoia Project, the leading independent advocate for nationwide health data sharing, announced today the addition of six new members to its board of directors. The following two government liaisons and four industry representative […]

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  • Healthcare’s Latest Interoperability Push

    17 January 2017 |

    Recent collaboration among big-name EHR vendors signals a new push towards greater health information exchange, although barriers in the market still remain Across the healthcare ecosystem, it’s hardly a secret that providers struggle to get pertinent medical information from exchange partners who use a different electronic health record (EHR) from their own. And if the […]

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  • Collaboration Aims To Boost Data Exchange, Improve Interoperability

    12 January 2017 |

    Carequality and CommonWell Health Alliance have collaborated to boost data exchange and improve interoperability among providers. As part of the partnership, CommonWell will implement Carequality’s interoperability framework, allowing its members and clients to share data with any provider in the Carequality network. Initially, the collaboration will focus on allowing providers to request and retrieve patient […]

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  • Impact of eHealth Exchange on Nationwide Interoperability

    10 January 2017 |

    The eHealth Exchange functions at a national level to connect existing health information networks and healthcare organizations to improve the secure and information flow of patient data. Leveraging existing health IT infrastructure is an integral element of the federal plan for achieving nationwide interoperability and successfully implementing a learning health system. The eHealth Exchange is […]

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  • Carequality, CommonWell to Join Forces to Increase Interoperability

    28 December 2016 |

    CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality, two of the leaders in advancing data exchange, have agreed to connect their networks. Under the agreement, CommonWell will become a Carequality implementer on behalf of its members and their clients, enabling CommonWell subscribers to engage in data exchange through directed queries with any Carequality participant, according to a news […]

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  • Value of Carequality-CommonWell Interoperability Agreement

    28 December 2016 |

    The health data exchange agreement between The Sequoia Project’s Carequality and vendor-driven CommonWell Health Alliance warrants a second look, according to the President & CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative. In a guest contribution to Life as a Healthcare CIO, Micky Tripathi put into the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability agreement in context, particularly in terms of its […]

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