Mariann Yeager

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A Layer Above It All: Healtheway’s Value Prop

John Moore | Chilmark Research | October 25, 2012

Now that NwHIN has been spun-out into the public-private entity Healtheway one has to wonder exactly what value they can deliver to market that will sustain them as they attempt to ween themselves from the federal spigot. Healtheway has no lack of challenges ahead but they intend to target one area that presents an interesting opportunity. Question is: Are they too early to market? Read More »

Carequality Launches Significant Industry-Wide Effort Focused On Achieving Interoperability Between Existing And Emerging HIE Networks

Press Release | Healtheway, Carequality | February 24, 2014

Healtheway today announced the formation of Carequality (pronounced “care-e-quality”), a new initiative dedicated to accelerating progress in health data exchange  among multi-platform networks, healthcare providers, electronic health record (EHR) vendors and health information exchange (HIE) vendors. Carequality is an open, transparent and inclusive industry-driven  effort. It will convene stakeholders and facilitate industry consensus to develop and maintain a standards-based interoperability framework that enables information exchange between and among networks.
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Greenway Founding Member Of Carequality Data Exchange Initiative

Press Release | Carequality, Greenway | February 24, 2014

Greenway® is joining more than two dozen healthcare organizations representing providers, retail health, health information exchanges, health information technology, payers and other multi-platform networks in founding and supporting roles of Carequality (“care-e-quality”) during its launch at the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition (HIMSS14) in Orlando. Read More »

Healtheway Announces 2015 Board Members

Press Release | Healtheway | December 9, 2014

Healtheway, a non-profit, public-private collaborative focused on advancing the implementation of interoperable health information exchange, today announced the members of its board of directors for fiscal year 2015. The new board includes a combination of individuals who have served on the board for many years as well as new additions to the organization's leadership structure...

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Healtheway Announces Appointment of Carequality Leadership

Press Release | Healtheway, Carequality | November 3, 2014

Leadership Committees Include Representation From Providers, Pharmacies, Long-Term and Post-Acute Care, Consumers, Government, Standards Development Organizations and Vendors Read More »

Healtheway Convenes Carequality To Take HIE To Next Level

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | February 24, 2014

What will it take to ratchet health information exchange up to the next level? The answer pretty much anyone paying attention would fire back: interoperability. Which is not to suggest that will be easy. Read More »

Healtheway Interoperability Initiative Will Push For Standardized Connectivity

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | February 24, 2014

Healtheway, the nonprofit public/private collaborative chartered to advance the nationwide implementation of interoperable health information exchange, has unveiled a new initiative to bring the industry together to provide a standardized framework for connectivity. Read More »

HIMSS14: HL7 International Launches Conformance Testing Program at HIMSS14

Press Release | HL7 International | February 24, 2014

Health Level Seven®(HL7®) International will officially launch a new Conformance Testing Program for HL7 standards Feb. 25. A round table briefing about the program that features HL7 leadership and program partners is set for 12:20-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the HL7 booth (#1265 in Hall A) at the HIMSS14 Conference in Orlando, Fla. The briefing is open to members of the media and conference attendees.

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HIMSS14: Open Health Presentations at Annual Health IT Conference

As we outlined in our earlier article, "HIMSS14 Annual Conference and Exhibit Opening with Open Source," open source software as well as collaboration and interoperability in health information technology (HIT) has reached break out levels and the HIMSS conference in Orlando, Florida. Below are some of the conference presentations related to open health. Note the large number of presentations the award-winning VistA EHR developed by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and its derivative RPMS developed by the Indian Health Service (IHS). Read More »

HIMSS19: Open Source Software for Disaster Preparedness and Response

Although not officially listed as a track at the HIMSS19 conference, there are a series of very important presentations on the use of open source software for disaster preparedness and response. This is a critical topic that we have covered extensively in Open Health News. As we detailed in this article, there was a major failure in being able to provide victims of Hurricane Harvey, as well as Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria with access to their medical records. Few emergency medical responders could access their records either. The two success stories that came out of the hurricanes were two open source electronic health record (EHR) systems, OpenEMR and the VA's open source VistA EHR.

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Walgreen, UnitedHealth, Epic Form Carequality To Share Patient Data

Zina Moukheiber | Forbes | February 24, 2014

How many organizations do we need to facilitate the electronic transfer of patient information from one health care provider to another? A few, it seems. Read More »

We Are Entering A New Era Of Health Information Exchange

Brian Ahier | Healthcare IT News | September 4, 2012

The Nationwide Health Information Network Exchange (NwHIN Exchange, or just Exchange) has been operating as an ONC program since 2007. For the past three years, a rapidly growing community of public and private organizations (Exchange Participants) has been routinely sharing information in production. Read More »

What Is Moving National Health Information Exchange Forward?

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | February 3, 2014

[...] The eHealth Exchange (née the Nationwide Health Information Network Exchange) has come a long way from its earliest beginnings as an initiative spurred on by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to recent developments which saw it spun off into its own public-private partnership run by Healtheway. Read More »