Interoperability Matters

The Information Blocking Compliance Workgroup is now the

Information Sharing Workgroup

Experts across a wide range stakeholders types assembled to facilitate a constructive information sharing dialogue.

Expert Analysis of Information Blocking Rules and Information Sharing Strategies

This workgroup is focused is on the practical implications of the ONC’s Information Blocking Rules, as well as on-the-ground approaches to facilitate information sharing. Given the varied perspectives involved, we recognize that consensus may not always be possible. As a result, we look to capture varied perspectives to inform the group’s process and hopefully improve understanding across the stakeholders.

Information Sharing Stakeholders

Information Sharing Resources

The Sequoia Project and its Information Sharing Workgroup created a suite of practical resources drawing from real world experience.

Information Sharing Workgroup Roster

If you would like to receive more information about this work group, contact us.

Associations and Orgs – Health IT Community

Jeff Coughlin, AMA

Lauren Riplinger, AHIMA

Matt Reid, AMA

Andrew Tomlinson, AHIMA

Consumers / Data Requesters

Jennifer Blumenthal, OneRecord

Deven McGraw, Ciitizen 


Matt Becker, Kno2

Leigh Burchell, Altera Digital Health

Alex Desilets, eClinicalWorks

Josh Mast, ORACLE Cerner (Co-chair)

Elizabeth McElhiney, Verisma

Anthony Murray, MRO Corporation

Rosh Singh, Cozeva

Moliehi Weitnauer, MRO Corporation

Ladd Wiley, Epic

Health Providers/Physicians

Roberta Baranda, Valley Children’s Healthcare

Casey Bryson, KU Health System

Matthew Eisenberg, Stanford Health

Ammon Fillmore, AdventHealth (Co-chair)

Hilary Greer, HCA

William Humphrey, HCA

Steven Lane, Health Gorilla

Lori Richter, CommonSpirit Health

Matthew Shafiroff, White Plains Hospital

Sid Thornton, Intermountain Healthcare

Health Information Networks and Service Providers

Darlene Carr, NJII

Elizabeth Delahoussaye, Datavant

Daniel Kim, SureScripts

Lacey Millsap, OCHIN

Dan Paoletti, Ohio Health Information Partnership

Sam Roods, New York eHealth Collaborative

Pat Russell, eHealth Exchange

Melissa Soliz, Velatura HIE Corporation

Alan Swenson, Carequality


Nancy Beavin, Medica

Kellie Greer, Evernorth

Brian Malachowski, CVS Health

Desla Mancilla, BCBSA

Three Work Phases

The Interoperability Matters Leadership Council, chartered the Information Sharing Workgroup to work in the following phases:


2022 Task Groups

The topic-based Task Groups are focused on completion of defined, time-bound deliverables, structured around a defined workplan. Members of the Workgroup will be asked and expected volunteer to participate in these Task Groups with the expectation that they will remain actively engaged in the Task Group throughout its duration and contribute to the production of deliverables by providing substantive feedback, subject matter expertise, and assistance with drafting work products.

2022 Task Group activities and deliverables included:

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