athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen Healthcare and Surescripts first to adopt enhanced data sharing practices

Carequality, an initiative of The Sequoia Project, today announced initial implementers of the Carequality Interoperability Framework released in December 2015. The companies are athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen Healthcare and Surescripts.

The five organizations have agreed to provide health information exchange services for their customers under the comprehensive Framework, which consists of legal terms, policy requirements, technical specifications, and governance processes. The Framework is an operationalization of the groundbreaking Principles of Trust to enable nationwide health information exchange.

"The adoption of the Carequality Framework represents a major leap forward for nationwide interoperability," explained Dave Cassel, director of Carequality. "By these organizations committing to unified Rules of the Road, they are simplifying system-to-system connections to make data exchange easier for a significant portion of the healthcare ecosystem."

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