The Sequoia Project

  • CareQuality, Commonwell to collaborate on health data exchange, interoperability

    13 December 2016 |

    The CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality announced December 13 they will be collaborating on efforts to boost data sharing among healthcare providers nationwide, committing to work together on advancing interoperability. The goal is to increase health IT connectivity and offer more information sharing options for hospitals and physician practices, officials said.

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  • Carequality and CommonWell to Connect

    13 December 2016 |

    Carequality and CommonWell Health Alliance Agree on Connectivity and Collaboration to Advance Interoperability [Boston, Mass and Vienna, VA, December 13, 2016] CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality announced today 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 […]

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  • DoD Makes Important Health Information Exchange Move in WA

    9 December 2016 |

    In advance of the rollout of its new enterprise EHR platform nationwide, the Department of Defense has entered into a partnership with Medical Information Network – North Sound (MIN-NS) to develop a health information exchange portal for military providers that are the first adopters of the MHS GENESIS EHR system in Washington State.

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  • Improving the Quality of CDA Documents with Testing and Tooling

    1 December 2016 |

    In keeping with Health Story Project’s goal of promoting the value of the patient’s story through the use of interoperable CDA documents, we were pleased to host Didi Davis of the Sequoia Project and Nagesh “Dragon” Bashyam, a senior consultant for the ONC, for our November 2016 Roundtable presentation. Our presenters described their respective organizations’ […]

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  • Seven Vendors Earn RSNA Image Share Validation

    30 November 2016 |

    The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), in collaboration with The Sequoia Project, announced the first seven vendors to successfully complete the RSNA Image Share Validation program.

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  • Seven Vendors Achieve Certification for Exchanging Images

    28 November 2016 |

    To further advance efforts to promote the simpler exchange of medical images between different types of viewing systems, the Radiological Society of North America and The Sequoia Project announced the initial class of vendors certified to achieve standards for exchanging images.

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  • RSNA, Sequoia Project name first vendors to qualify under Image Share Validation program

    28 November 2016 |

    At the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting in Chicago on Monday, RSNA – along with interoperability collaboration The Sequoia Project – announced the first seven vendors to successfully complete the RSNA Image Share Validation program.

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  • RSNA & Sequoia Project Announce Vendors who have Achieved Image Share Validation

    28 November 2016 |

    Validation Program Pilot a Success, Now Open to All CHICAGO, IL (November 28, 2016) – The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), in collaboration with The Sequoia Project, announced today the first seven vendors to successfully complete the RSNA Image Share Validation program that rigorously tests the compliance of vendors’ systems to accurately and efficiently […]

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  • Final Cures bill to get House vote Wednesday

    28 November 2016 |

    The more we examine the new 21st Century Cures bill (the House is scheduled to vote on Wednesday), the more evidence we see of a new health IT architecture — for EHRs, in particular. While some Democratic critics view Cures as an industry vehicle to strip FDA of its regulatory powers, almost the opposite seems […]

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  • VA, SSA use eHealth Exchange to share veteran medical records

    15 November 2016 |

    From Health Data Management: The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration have launched a new initiative that enables the VA to share medical records electronically with SSA to more quickly make decisions about disability claims.

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