The Sequoia Project at HIMSS18

The Sequoia Project booth offered an opportunity to meet staff and members as well as hear presentations about The Sequoia Project, Carequality, eHealth Exchange, and RSNA Image Share Validation. Click on a presentation title to download a PDF of the PowerPoint slides used.

Tuesday, March 6
11:00-11:30 The Sequoia Project’s Response to ONC’s Draft Trusted Exchange Framework
Featuring CEO Mariann Yeager and Mark Segal, Principal, Digital Health Policy Advisors, LLC, who will review ONC’s draft trusted exchange framework (TEF) and The Sequoia Project’s public comment feedback
1:00-1:30 Testing to Ensure Accurate & Comprehensive C-CDA Exchange
Featuring Director of Testing Didi Davis and the new collaborative content testing program, focused around a common set of requirements and CDA testing tools, to improve the quality and completeness of CDAs.
Logo: eHealth Exchange
1:00-2:00 Sutter Health: A Health Data Sharing Case Study (Session ID: 58)
Featuring case studies and conversation with Sutter Health’s Clinical Informatics Physician Director Dr. Steven Lane, MPH , and Vice President of Carequality Dave Cassel.
3:45 RSNA Image Share Validation Meet-up
Validated vendors, their customers, and interested organizations will gather at The Sequoia Project booth.
4:00-6:00 The Sequoia Project Member Reception
Sponsored by Troutman Sanders LLP & DSS Inc.
An in-booth cocktail reception for all Carequality, eHealth Exchange, RSNA Image Share Validation and Sequoia Project participants to network with current and potential health data sharing partners.
Wednesday, March 7 
11:00-11:30 PULSE: How Interoperability Aids in Disaster Response
Featuring Jeremy Wong, Director of Master Data Management Services, who will demonstrate the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE), which provides disaster healthcare volunteers with access to electronic health information for evacuees and victims, regardless of where they are being treated during a declared disaster.
1:00-1:30 Carequality Spotlight: Mental Health Center of Denver
Featuring a conversation with Mental Health Center of Denver’s Wes Williams and Vice President of Carequality Dave Cassel.
3:00-3:30 eHealth Exchange Spotlight: Sharing Health Data with Federal Agencies
Featuring Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) , and Social Security Administration (SSA)
(All are invited speakers to be confirmed)
Logo: eHealth Exchange
Thursday, March 8
11:00-11:30 Successful Patient Matching without a Unique ID
Featuring CTO Eric Heflin and an update on Patient Identity Management project.
1:00-1:30 The Sequoia Project is on FHIR®
Featuring CTO Eric Heflin will share updates on The Sequoia Project’s provider directory based on HL7’s FHIR standards.