The Sequoia Project Press Releases

  • 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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  • The Sequoia Project’s CEO Keynotes IHE World Summit in Amsterdam

    7 June 2016 |

    Shares Key Lessons and European Parallels in Developing eHealth Exchange Network (Amsterdam, Netherlands – June 7, 2016) – The key to building the eHealth Exchange, the largest data sharing network of its kind in the United States, is industry and government collaboration and continual testing, according to Mariann Yeager, CEO of The Sequoia Project, who […]

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  • The Sequoia Project’s CEO to Participate in Panel at ONC Annual Meeting

    24 May 2016 |

    Discussing the Progress and Opportunity for Nationwide Health Data Sharing McLEAN, VA. (May 24, 2016) – The Sequoia Project’s CEO, Mariann Yeager, will participate in a panel on Tuesday, May 31 regarding nationwide health data sharing at an event hosted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). Ms. Yeager, representing both […]

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  • Coordinated Care Oklahoma, GE Healthcare, Kno2, Netsmart and OneRecord Advance Health Data Sharing

    25 February 2016 |

    Five More Leading Healthcare IT Organizations Adopt Carequality Interoperability Framework McLEAN, VA. (February 25, 2016) – Carequality, an initiative of The Sequoia Project, today announced five new adopters of the Carequality Interoperability Framework. The companies are Coordinated Care Oklahoma, GE Healthcare, Kno2, Netsmart, and OneRecord. The organizations join athenahealth®, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen Healthcare and Surescripts […]

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