Carequality Blog

  • Carequality to Become Non-Profit Subsidiary of The Sequoia Project

    10 May 2018 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Thank you for your support of our national-level trusted exchange framework over the last three years! It’s humbling to be a part of our collective work developing the first-of-its-kind framework completely neutral of technology and use case. It’s been an amazing journey since we published the Carequality Interoperability Framework in December 2015, and I’m writing […]

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  • Carequality Implementation Guide Updates Now In Effect

    27 March 2018 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Carequality strives to address the evolving needs of our community. With this in mind, our governing document, the Query-Based Documentation Exchange Implementation Guide is treated as a living document that is updated based on the collaborative work of our members, subject matter experts, and staff. Building on this inclusive process, we are thrilled to announce […]

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  • Nationwide Connectivity Accelerating via Carequality

    28 February 2018 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Carequality is thrilled to share that in January 2018, more than 2.4 million clinical documents were shared under its trusted exchange framework. This occurred across nine organizations in production today, including athenahealth®, eClinicalWorks, Epic, GE Healthcare, Netsmart, NextGen Healthcare, OneRecord, Santa Cruz HIE, and Surescripts.   The continued increase of exchange via Carequality’s interoperability framework […]

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  • New Members to the Advisory Council

    15 December 2017 | Jennifer Giddens

    Carequality welcomed 13 new members to the Advisory Council:   Gretchen Bebb, TheraTech Pathways David Berkowicz, PatientPing Ryan Bramble, CRISP Robert Cothren, CAHIE (California Association of HIEs) Doc DeVore, MatrixCare Morgan Knochel, OneRecord – Co-Chair Shannah Koss , Koss on Care David Mendelson, IHE AJ Peterson, Netsmart Terri Ripley, OrthoVirginia Niko Skievaski, Redox Alan Swenson, Kno2 – Co-Chair Brian Yeaman, Coordinated […]

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  • Advisory Council Now Accepting Applications

    26 September 2017 | Dawn Van Dyke

    National-level health data exchange is here. Won’t you join us? The Carequality Advisory Council is now accepting applications for new members. The Advisory Council, like Carequality itself, seeks to embody the entire healthcare continuum. The diverse Council includes not only provider organizations, networks, and vendors, but also patient safety organizations, behavioral health organizations, government agencies, […]

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  • Carequality Members Invited to Attend Annual Meeting

    30 August 2017 | Jennifer Giddens

    Carequality is pleased to announce The Sequoia Project’s first annual member meeting which will be held from December 5-6, 2017 at the Gaylord National Harbor, located just minutes outside of Washington, DC.  Carequality brings together a diverse group of representatives, including electronic health record (EHR) vendors, health information exchanges (HIEs), and other types of networks […]

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  • Apply Now for the Carequality Steering Committee

    27 June 2017 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Be a Carequality Leader Carequality is a consensus-based initiative to connect networks under a shared interoperability framework. We’re looking for leaders to take a stand in accelerating health data sharing by joining the Carequality Steering Committee! We’re accepting applications to join the Steering Committee until July 24th. The Steering Committee is responsible for Carequality’s strategic […]

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  • The long and winding road to patient data interoperability

    29 April 2017 | Jennifer Giddens

    Most of the time when Dr. James Tcheng gets a new patient from outside of Duke Health, he starts with a bundle of paper. After his secretary receives a patient’s records—either directly from another doctor’s office or after a request is faxed—and opens them, Tcheng goes through the information, with a sheet of 8½ x […]

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  • Carequality & Sequoia Project Support HHS Secretary Tom Price

    28 April 2017 | Dawn Van Dyke

    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price spoke yesterday at Health Datapalooza 2017, touting the promise of health IT and his belief in the innovations of the private sector to increase health interoperability and improve usability for patients and physicians. Price added that HHS would be engaging and “encouraging health interoperability from the 60,000 foot […]

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  • Sequoia Project, DirectTrust tout Interoperability Surge

    27 April 2017 | Jennifer Giddens

    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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