Healthcare Innovation September 19, 2023
Participating in Carequality expands the percentage of U.S. hospitals connected to the joint HIE from 75 percent to more than 90 percent
In August 2023, the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) Office expanded its joint health information exchange to include participation in Carequality, a framework enabling health data sharing between and among networks.
Launched in April 2020, the joint HIE is a secure gateway used to connect federal electronic health records to participating provider organizations across the United States who agree to securely share clinical information with the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Coast Guard, and Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
“The joint HIE is the largest federal exchange...