Announcements at #Together4Health2022 #ICYMI

In case you missed these announcements at the Civitas and DirectTrust Better Together 2022 conference …

HASA HIE Changes Name to C3HIE: Connected, Collaborative, Community
HASA, a non-profit, community HIE in Texas, announced that it has changed its name and brand identity to C3HIE to reflect its new vision of helping the healthcare community become more connected and collaborative. Based around the themes of “Connected, Collaborative and Community,” C3HIE’s new mission is to bring these three elements to life by delivering the right data at the right time to care teams, regardless of geography or provider type, into their workflows – from one secure, trusted source.

HITRUST Selected for TEFCA Security Certification
HITRUST (@HITRUST) is supporting the security requirements of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) program. The TEFCA Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) – The Sequoia Project – has selected HITRUST and the HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certification as the first certifying body and certification for organizations to prove they comply with the TEFCA security requirements for their Qualified Health Information Network (QHIN) designation. HITRUST is also available to support TEFCA Participants and Subparticipants in the security of TEFCA Information (TI) under the Framework Agreements.

Civitas Networks for Health Selects Technology Solution Partner For the Patient Centered Data Home® Initiative
At its annual conference, Civitas Networks for Health (Civitas) and the Patient Centered Data Home® (PCDH) Governance Council announced that they have identified Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura) as the national technology Solution Partner to support a consolidated national PCDH initiative, after a robust evaluation process in the first half of this year. PCDH is a major collaboration of 45+ health information exchanges delivering critical alerts to providers for millions of clinical encounters each month. The continued growth of PCDH will further advance important regional and nationwide interoperability progress. Building on the initiative’s success to date, the Civitas and PCDH Governance Council engagement with Velatura will further PCDH goals to ensure that the robust data exchange among Civitas members continues to close the loop on care when a patient is seen outside their normal care area.