The Sequoia Project Press Releases

  • 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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  • 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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  • The Sequoia Project Further Expands Health Data Exchange

    14 November 2016 |

    The Sequoia Project’s recent health IT partnership with the Social Services Administration (SSA) and Department of Veteran Affairs is the latest of series of achievements for health data exchange over the year. To commemorate Veterans Day, the non-profit organization focused on nationwide health data exchange announced a health IT initiative to use the eHealth Exchange […]

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  • eHealth Exchange Expands Support for Disabled Veterans and Their Families

    11 November 2016 |

    Electronic Health Data Sharing Speeds Disability Decisions for Veterans (Vienna, VA – November 11, 2016) – The eHealth Exchange, an initiative of The Sequoia Project, celebrates Veterans Day powering the launch of a Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) health IT initiative to speed disability determinations for veterans by enabling all […]

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  • ONC Observes Carequality in Action; Data Exchange Across Networks Triples in 60 Days

    26 October 2016 |

    ONC Coordinator Dr. Washington Visits Carequality Participants in St. Louis Nationwide Patient Data Exchange Across Networks Triples in 60 Days ST. LOUIS, MO. (October 26, 2016) – On Tuesday, Dr. Vindell Washington, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, visited St. Louis-area healthcare clinics and a long-term care nursing facility to see real-world health data sharing […]

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  • How Epic Systems is Advancing Healthcare Interoperability

    7 September 2016 |

    As both a participant in carequality and supporter of FHIR, Epic has the look of a forerunner in healthcare interoperability. Last year, Epic Systems received a considerable share of criticism for its approach to health information exchange compared to other EHR vendors, but what a difference a year makes.

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  • Patient Record Sharing Increases Using Carequality Interoperability Framework

    16 August 2016 |

     athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, Epic, HIETexas, NextGen and Surescripts Exchange Patient Data Across Networks VIENNA, VA. (August 16, 2016) – Nationwide health data sharing takes another leap forward as the early adopters of Carequality announced they’ve made it easier to exchange data between different electronic health record systems (EHRs), record locator services (RLS), and health information exchanges […]

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  • Program Aims to Advance Image Sharing

    9 August 2016 |

    In late 2015, the Radiological Society of North America teamed with The Sequoia Project, an industry collaboration to advance secure health information exchange, to launch a program supporting the electronic exchange of medical images and related diagnostic reports.

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  • The Sequoia Project’s CTO/ CIO Joins IHE USA Board of Directors

    4 August 2016 |

    Increasing Collaboration Between The Sequoia Project and IHE at All Levels (Vienna, VA – August 4, 2016) – Eric Heflin, CIO/CTO for The Sequoia Project,  has been elected to the IHE USA Board of Directors. IHE USA represents the United States’ interests within IHE International, an international health IT standards development organization. “IHE USA and […]

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  • Carequality Seeks Applications for Steering Committee by July 29

    14 July 2016 |

    Committee Administering First-of-its-kind Carequality Interoperability Framework Vienna, VA – July 14, 2016 – Carequality, a nationwide framework for trusted exchange across different health data sharing networks, is now accepting applications for its Steering Committee. The committee seeks to build a broad representation of the healthcare ecosystem to continue to develop real-world, scalable interoperability solutions. Everyone […]

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