CommonWell Wants To 'Open This Up'

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | March 14, 2014

'Over the course of the past year we've had more than 400 inquiries from people who want to join and participate'

In the year and 10 days since it was launched in New Orleans, the vendors of the CommonWell Health Alliance have been setting up the infrastructure for their vision of cross-competitive data liquidity. Now it's time to see what that interoperability can accomplish for the patient.

"In a very short period of time, we've taken some generally very highly-competitive organizations and brought them together around a common issue," said Rich Elmore, vice president for strategic initiatives at Allscripts, speaking at HIMSS14 this past month.