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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Patient Identity Management Work Group Announced

The Sequoia Project to convene industry and government to improve Patient Matching capabilities nationwide Call for participation now open VIENNA, VA (December 15, 2016) – The Sequoia Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit committed to identifying and solving the remaining barriers to ubiquitous nationwide health data sharing, is seeking healthcare stakeholders, as well as policy and technical […]

Carequality and CommonWell to Connect

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 […]

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

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 […]

eHealth Exchange Expands Support for Disabled Veterans and Their Families

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 […]

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

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 […]

Patient Record Sharing Increases Using Carequality Interoperability Framework

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 […]

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

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 […]

Carequality Seeks Applications for Steering Committee by July 29

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 […]