Federal Health Architecture (FHA)

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VA Joins NATE and the Blue Button for Consumers (NBB4C) Trust Bundle

Press Release | National Association for Trusted Exchange | June 9, 2016

The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) today welcomed its newest member, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). By joining NATE and participating in the NATE Blue Button for Consumers (NBB4C) Trust Bundle, VA is demonstrating its commitment to enabling its Veterans to send their health data to the consumer-facing application (CFA) of their choice. 

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Feds Release Latest Version Of Connect

Joseph Conn | ModernHealthcare.com | February 13, 2013

The federal government has released its latest version of the open source Connect software platform for advanced health information exchange. 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 »

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 »

IDG ComputerWorld Honors CONNECT Program

Press Release | 5AM | March 25, 2013

The Federal Health Architecture (FHA) is pleased to announce that it has been named by IDG's Computerworld Honors Program as a Laureate for its work with the CONNECT program. Read More »

Launch Of Connect 4.0 – An HIE Advancement Driven By Federal Collaboration

Lauren Thompson | Health IT Buzz | February 11, 2013

I am excited to announce that today, February 11, 2012, we are releasing CONNECT version 4.0, which supports the current federal IT standards and Meaningful Use Stage 2 core objectives related to the secure electronic exchange of information. Read More »

ONC & FHA Announce Upcoming CONNECT Code-A-Thon

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | October 26, 2012

Next month, the Federal Health Architecture (FHA) will host its CONNECT Code-A-Thon at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. The two-day event, beginning Nov. 7 and ending Nov. 8, will bring together information technology and healthcare professionals as well as students who will together on health information exchange (HIE) solutions related to the open source software solution, CONNECT. Read More »

ONC And FHA Area Call For Participants

Press Release | HIMSS, FHA, ONC | November 13, 2012

Is your organization successfully using nationally recognized standards to securely share patient data with other organizations? Demonstrate your successes within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and Federal Health Architecture (FHA) area in the HIMSS 2012 Interoperability Showcase! Read More »

ONC at OSCON 2012: What Could the Future Bring?

Damon Davis | Health IT Buzz | August 22, 2012

The open source software (OSS) community is full of creative software coders developing amazing computer applications collaboratively. Recently I witnessed the power of their collaborative innovation first hand at the Open Source Convention (OSCON) in Portland, OR. This was the conference’s 12th year…but my first experience. Read More »

ONC Posts Connect 4.0 Open Source HIE Tool

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | February 12, 2013

Continuing to advance its health information exchange offerings, ONC posted Connect 4.0 on Monday and the latest iteration brings the HIE platform closer to a day when ONC might turn it over to the open source community. Read More »

Open Health Tools Unites Aurion and FHA CONNECT

Press Release | Open Health Tools | April 2, 2014

Open Health Tools (OHT), an organization that provides leadership for open-source communities in the health IT space, announced today that governance of the CONNECT project is migrating to become an OHT Project with active involvement of both the Aurion and Federal Health Architecture (FHA) CONNECT teams. These teams are merging their respective source codes to form a unified platform. Read More »

CONNECT User Group Meeting At George Washington University

Event Details
Open Source Event
May 21, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
George Washington University
800 21st St., NW
Washington, DC
United States

The Federal Health Architecture (FHA) will host the first CONNECT User Group Meeting on May 21, 2013! Join FHA and the CONNECT Team for this one-day event that will:

  • Highlight the progress being made to enable successful health information exchange (HIE) between and among federal agencies and other health organizations
  • Introduce new capabilities and features in CONNECT, the dynamic software that enables the secure exchange of health information
  • Address how CONNECT adopters are using it today
  • Discuss how to implement CONNECT
  • Provide a forum for discussion on CONNECT’s architecture and future developments

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