Mariann Yeager

Marching Forward: The Path to Operationalize TEFCA

By Elise Sweeney Anthony, Liz Palena Hall, & Mariann Yeager – On January 18, the ONC and the TEFCA Recognized Coordinating Entity, The Sequoia Project, released the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement. The next key step for TEFCA is the release of resources to advance its operationalization, such as standard operating procedures.



Health IT Issues that Deserve a Second Read – January 2022

One of the ways that Answers Media is different from other media sites is the sense of community. The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. We publish at least eight guest posts a week now, so in case you missed some, here are the top [...]

ViVE 2022 – Speakers and Events to Consider

A star-studded line-up of speakers have signed on to contribute from all over the health care industry. Here are some we would like to highlight. Check the conference site agenda for updated locations for these sessions and events. See you in Miami!


3…2…1…TEFCA is Go for Launch

By Micky Tripathi & Mariann Yeager – The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement is now available. Within the health information technology world, few things have been as elusive as a governance framework for nationwide health information exchange.



TEFCA Will be Live in 2022

By Micky Tripathi & Mariann Yeager – Timeline announced for TEFCA. The 21st Century Cures Act, signed by President Obama in 2016, calls on ONC to “develop or support a trusted exchange framework, including a common agreement among health information networks nationally.”