The Sequoia Project Press Releases

  • The Sequoia Project’s Annual Meeting to Draw Health IT Leaders Nationwide to Discuss Data Sharing Progress and the Path Forward

    16 November 2017 |

    Event to be held December 5-6 in Gaylord National Harbor, Maryland (Vienna, VA – November 16, 2017) – The Sequoia Project, the leading independent advocate for nationwide health data sharing, announced today that its annual meeting will be held on December 5-6, 2017 in Gaylord National Harbor, Maryland. The event will draw health IT leaders […]

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  • Veterans Benefit from eHealth Exchange as More Seek Care in Private Sector

    9 November 2017 |

    Expanding Electronic Health Data Sharing Network Supports Veterans and Their Families (Vienna, VA – November 9, 2017) – Over 1.5 million veterans are matched to Community Healthcare Partners making their health information available to VA clinicians for better care coordination with private sector healthcare providers. Having their health information more readily accessible enables these veterans to […]

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  • GE Healthcare Receives Carequality Certification, Advancing Data Exchange with Cloud Technology

    17 October 2017 |

    GE Healthcare today announced that it has received Carequality certification to enable seamless data sharing by its ambulatory EHR customers with thousands of hospitals, physician practices, payer networks, vendors and consumer services nationally. Already a KLAS top performer for interoperability impact on patient care, GE Healthcare built upon its existing expertise in providing digital tools […]

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  • Improving Provider Satisfaction in the Post-HITECH Era

    15 September 2017 |

    A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine examined the impact of the HITECH Act on EHR adoption and advised policymakers on ways to improve provider satisfaction and health IT innovation in the post-HITECH era. Co-authors Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John Halamka, MD and Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative CEO Mickey Tripathi, PhD acknowledged that HITECH is […]

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  • Price at Health Datapalooza: ‘Rules of the road’ are needed for ‘true interoperability’

    27 April 2017 |

    his was Price’s health IT first speech after being confirmed as the HHS Secretary and he has a lot to say about the hurdles in the digital health space, including the challenges the industry has been facing with data entry. Achieving true interoperability is no easy task. But the Obama administration made some progress with […]

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  • Sequoia Project, DirectTrust tout Interoperability Surge

    27 April 2017 |

    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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  • The Sequoia Project Celebrates Five Years with Significant Growth in Enabling Seamless, Nationwide Health Data Exchange

    26 April 2017 |

    Growth Marked by Increases in Participation, Number of Health Records Exchanged and Connectivity Expansion in All 50 States Vienna, VA – April 26, 2017 – The Sequoia Project, the leading independent advocate for nationwide health data sharing, celebrates its fifth anniversary this month by announcing that its initiatives – Carequality, eHealth Exchange, and RSNA Image […]

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  • Document exchange firm Kno2 partners with ImageTrend

    20 April 2017 |

    Kno2, a company that optimizes patient document exchange, has partnered with ImageTrend, a developer of software solutions, data analytics and services for emergency medical services (EMS), hospitals, community paramedicing (CP), critical care, fire and preparedness. ImageTrend will integrate Kno2’s interoperability platform with ImageTrend Elite and Health Information Hub (HIH) to expand choices for achieving rapid, […]

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  • ImageTrend, Kno2 launch secure document exchange tool for EMS

    18 April 2017 |

    Kno2 and ImageTrend announced a partnership to enable emergency medical services and paramedic teams to more quickly and securely send, receive and query for electronic patient information, the companies said Tuesday.

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  • Industry groups press Congress to back private-sector patient matching solutions

    10 April 2017 |

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services should provide technical assistance to private-sector led initiatives that promote patient safety by accurately identifying patients and matching them to their health information, 25 industry groups have informed members of Congress.

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