HIMSS Conference, Booth #150 February 20, 2017 eClinicalWorks®, a leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, furthers its contribution to advancing affordable nationwide health data sharing by announcing its successful deployment of CommonWell Health Alliance services. As a Contributor Member of CommonWell, eClinicalWorks can now support the seamless exchange of data for its customers. Built on a vendor-neutral platform, CommonWell services are built directly in a member company’s software, allowing health information to easily be shared among participating care locations and across disparate EHRs.
To date, CommonWell has more than 9,800 provider sites committed to using its interoperability services, including more than 5,100 live today. All practices that have upgraded to the latest version of the eClinicalWorks software are eligible to activate CommonWell services. CommonWell integration for patient linking and enrollment is tightly integrated into the eClinicalWorks Practice Management workflows and once network links are established per patient, eClinicalWorks has automated the clinical data retrieval from external systems to be fetched and rendered in the right chart panel of the progress note. The CommonWell services also allow users in other systems to query and retrieve the CCDAs of common patients from eClinicalWorks practices for the purposes of treatment.
Primary Care of the Andovers, a Circle Health affiliated primary care practice using eClinicalWorks EHR for past 3 years said,“CommonWell Health Alliance was critical in enabling the interoperability that was needed between our practice, which is on eClinicalWorks, and Lowell General Hospital, which uses Cerner. This connection truly helps us better coordinate care. We have a significant patient population overlap with the hospital and being able to seamlessly exchange information within the EHR workflow creates a big win for the clinicians at our practice, the hospital providers and the patients who ultimately get the best possible care.”
“CommonWell Health Alliance is focused on reaching the full continuum of care and helping to ensure pertinent patient information is available to caregivers and individuals regardless of where care occurred,” said Jitin Asnaani, Executive Director of CommonWell Health Alliance. “We are excited to have eClinicalWorks offering CommonWell services to its customers. As one of the largest cloud-based EHR vendors, it further expands our reach in the important ambulatory market.”
“eClinicalWorks has developed strong partnerships and continued collaborations with its customers and industry vendors with the main goal of making it easier for providers to share data across systems,” said Girish Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “As a member of CommonWell Health Alliance, eClinicalWorks is committed to providing affordable interoperability to all customers to facilitate coordination of care and to ensure providers have complete and accurate patient information.”
About CommonWell Health Alliance
CommonWell Health Alliance (commonwellalliance.org) is a not-for-profit trade association of health IT companies working together to create universal access to health data nationwide. CommonWell members represent two-thirds of the acute care EHR market and more than one-third of the ambulatory care EHR market, as well as market leaders and technology innovators supporting care settings such as post-acute care, imaging, perinatal, laboratory, retail pharmacy, oncology, population health, emergency services and more. CommonWell and its members are committed to the belief that provider access to health data must be built into information technologies at a reasonable cost for use by a broad range of health care providers and the populations and people they serve.
eClinicalWorks® (eclinicalworks.com) is a privately held leader in healthcare IT solutions. With more than 125,000 physicians and nurse practitioners using its solutions, customers include ACOs, physician practices, hospitals, community health centers, departments of health, and convenient care clinics. During the past eight years, 16 eClinicalWorks customers have received the prestigious HIMSS Davies Award, honoring excellence in electronic health record implementation. The company is second largest in the country for e-prescribing. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in Austin, New York City, Chicago, California, Georgia, London, India, and Dubai.