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FHIR Roadmap for TEFCA Exchange V.2: FHIR APIs are on their Way into TEFCA Exchange

Chris Muir | January 3, 2024

On December 11, 2023, ONC and the TEFCA Recognized Coordinating Entity® (RCETM), The Sequoia Project, released the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR)® Roadmap for TEFCASM Exchange V.2.  This version updates the previous roadmap and continues the momentum already established by providing more details and guidance for the future of FHIR in TEFCA.

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Coming in Hot! TEFCA Will Soon Be Live and Add Support for FHIR-Based Exchange

Mark Knee | November 3, 2023

In January 2022, ONC and The Sequoia Project, serving as ONC’s Recognized Coordinating Entity® (RCETM) organization, released the Trusted Exchange Framework and Version 1 of the Common Agreement. One year later, six organizations became candidate Qualified Health Information NetworksTM (QHINsTM) and committed to complete “onboarding” and “go live” by the end of 2023 – we are still on target!

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Top Takeaways from the TEFCA Recognition Event

Elise Sweeney Anthony | March 13, 2023

It’s hard to convey the excitement that was in the HHS Great Hall during the TEFCASM Recognition Event on February 13, 2023. It was great to see so many gather with HHS Secretary Becerra to recognize the six applicant organizations that have been approved for onboarding as Qualified Health Information NetworksTM (QHINTM)—CommonWell Health Alliance, eHealth Exchange, Epic TEFCA Interoperability Services, Health Gorilla, Kno2, and KONZA.
It was a special opportunity to acknowledge the benefits of public-private partnership and to hear first-hand just what this milestone event means for individuals across the country.

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Building TEFCA

Micky Tripathi | February 13, 2023

A little over a year ago, we announced the completion of a critical 21st Century Cures Act requirement by publishing the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common AgreementSM (TEFCASM). This milestone established a clear infrastructure model and governing approach for nationwide health information exchange.

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