CommonWell Health Alliance today announced seven new members are joining its effort to enhance nationwide health data exchange regardless of health IT vendor, geography or setting of care. These new members augment the reach of CommonWell Services in the ambulatory market, increase its membership representation for provider-engagement, imaging and EMS solutions, as well as expand into the direct-to-consumer arena.
Here is a look at the seven new members:
eClinicalWorks joins CommonWell as a Contributor Member and commits to offering CommonWell services to its customers. eClinicalWorks is a EHR provider for private practices, hospitals, population health, revenue cycle management and patient engagement.
lifeIMAGE is the nation’s largest and most utilized network for sharing medical imaging information. Its services allow hospitals, physicians and patients to securely connect and exchange exams, anywhere, reducing unnecessary testing, preventing excessive radiation exposure, and promoting faster, safer, higher-quality care.
MediPortal is a patient engagement solutions company offering a customized personal health record where consumers can track fitness, nutrition and medical data all in one place. Its dedication to helping patients take more control of their health aligns with the vision and mission of CommonWell.
Modernizing Medicine joins CommonWell as Contributor Members. Modernizing Medicine develops specialty-specific, data-driven and cloud-based electronic health records (EHR), practice management (PM) and revenue cycle management (RCM) systems to transform the clinical, financial and operational aspects of physician practices, ambulatory surgery centers and hospitals.
HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology. HIMSS’s leadership experience in the health IT field will enable it to bring unique and valuable expertise as a General Member of CommonWell.
ImageTrend develops web-based software solutions for emergency services, hospitals and integrated health care. Its technology integrates on an enterprise level with national registries including NEMSIS (National Emergency Medical Services Information System), NTDB (National Trauma Data Bank), NFIRS (National Fire Incident Reporting System) and CARES (Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival), giving CommonWell an opportunity to provide value to additional critical niche markets.
Mana Health, a cloud Platform-as-a-Service that unifies patient data from EHRs, apps and devices, join as General Members. Mana Health aims to give patients an easy way to see their health data in order to better connect patients and care providers. It plans to employ cross-vendor interoperability to accelerate its commitment to EHR data integration and the shift toward value-based care.