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Carequality is a consensus-based non-profit connecting networks under a shared interoperability framework. We’re looking for leaders to take a stand in accelerating health data sharing by joining the Carequality Steering Committee! We’re accepting applications to join the Steering Committee until Friday, July 24th. 

The Steering Committee is responsible for Carequality’s strategic direction, and for the development and oversight of the Carequality Interoperability Framework. The Carequality Interoperability Framework was published in December 2015 and has since been adopted by dozens of leading healthcare information networks. Our implementing networks share more than 90 million clinical documents a month, between over 2,800 hospitals and 50,000 clinics. With upcoming projects this year, we expect these numbers to grow.

With input from the Carequality Advisory Council and other stakeholders, the Committee manages the work of Carequality, including adoption of new use cases and settling key decisions regarding our consensus-built Framework. The Committee of 14 members balances continuity with fresh perspective by rotating terms so that 50% of the seats have terms expire each year. When this year’s seven open seats are filled, the committee will elect this session’s leadership. The Committee is currently led by Chair, Dr. Steven Lane, of Sutter Health, and Vice Chair, Dr. Michael Hodgkins, of the American Medical Association.

We reached an important milestone for Carequality this year – Carequality exchanged a total of one billion clinical documents. You can join us as we continue to reach milestones and work together to deliver on the vision of connecting health IT networks across the country.

Learn more about the Steering Committee commitment and submit your application today.