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Cerner, Epic EHR Hospitals to Share Patient EHRs in NC

June 29, 2017 - Carolinas HealthCare System and Novant Health recently reached an agreement to exchange patient health data between their Cerner and EHR technologies in an effort to improve care coordination for patients receiving care at either facility. Carolinas HealthCare operates Carolinas Medical Center as well as over 40 additional hospitals. Novant Health’s network includes Presbyterian Medical...

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DirectTrust, the Sequoia Project Grow Health Data Exchange

by Kate Monica

DirectTrust and the Sequoia Project are celebrating growth in their recent health data exchange efforts. On Wednesday, DirectTrust announced significant and continued growth over the first quarter of 2017. The healthcare alliance created by and...

Surescripts NRLS Use Live at 4 More Major Health Systems

by Kate Monica

Surescripts National Record Locator Service (NRLS) recently expanded its user base to include four additional major health systems, bumping the number of health systems using the service up to 14 nationwide. Saint Francis Hospital and Medical...

CommonWell Members to Build Healthcare APIs to Expand Service

by Kate Monica

CommonWell Health Alliance is set to expand as its existing services with agreements from 14 new members committed to building new healthcare application programming interfaces (APIs) for the health data exchange platform. “Although there...

Carequality, AMA Singly Advance Health IT Interoperability

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Last week, the head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology was in St. Louis to witness firsthand the kind of EHR interoperability made possible through the Carequality Interoperability Framework. Since the...

EHR Vendors Operationalize Carequality Interoperability Plan

by Sara Heath

Epic Systems, athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, and other major EHR vendors are among some of the recent adopters of the Carequality Interoperability Framework to go live with the information sharing resource, fostering better transmission of health...

Carequality Interoperability Live in 3k Clinics, 200 Hospitals

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Integrated into EHR systems such as athenahealth, Epic Systems, eClinicalWorks, and Next Gen, the Carequality Interoperability Framework is live and enabling health information exchange at more than 3,000 clinics and 200 hospitals, The Sequoia...

Carequality Looking for New Interoperability Committee Members

by Sara Heath

Carequality has opened up applications to its Steering Committee, which will head efforts to develop large-scale health IT interoperability solutions. According to a public statement, the organization is looking for industry stakeholders who...

Will Carequality Lead EHR Vendors to EHR Interoperability?

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The Sequoia Project and Carequality have taken significant steps forward in advancing EHR interoperability by brokering agreements with several health IT vendors to implement its framework for point-to-point health information exchange. Five...

Epic, athenahealth, Others Implement Carequality Framework

by Sara Heath

Five major EHR vendors have joined the Sequoia Project’s Carequality initiative, stating that they will adopt the group’s Carequality Interoperability Framework. According to a statement from the Sequoia Project, the likes of athenahealth,...

Surescripts joins Carequality health data exchange initiative

by Nicole Freeman

Surescripts has announced its participation in Healtheway’s Carequallity initiative as a founding member. Carequality is an open program joining healthcare providers, electronic health record (EHR) and health information exchange (HIE)...

Carequality launches to advance HIE network interoperability

by Nicole Freeman

Healtheway has announced the creation of Carequality, an open initiative to join healthcare providers, electronic health record (EHR) and health information exchange (HIE) vendors, and multi-platform networks to advance health data exchange....



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