HHS Expands TEFCA by Adding Two Additional QHINs

The ONC announced that two additional organizations—CommonWell Health Alliance and Kno2—have been designated as Qualified Health Information Networks™ (QHINs) capable of nationwide health data exchange governed by the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement.

Seven Things I Learned About TEFCA at HIMSS

By Jim Tate – I attended the recent HIMSS conference in Chicago with a particular interest in finding out what is going on with the TEFCA. This interoperability initiative, more than six years in the making, appears to be close to bearing fruit. My observations are based on conversations with pending QHINs, TEFCA presentations, and a little eavesdropping.

What’s Happening at the ONC – 2/20/23

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including the first TEFCA Applicant QHINs approved, an upcoming SDOH Learning Forum, public feedback for the Draft USCDI v4 & more.