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February 25, 2016

CommonWell Brings Interoperability Services to Post-Acute Care

The CommonWell Alliance, a private sector health IT interoperability coalition, has expanded its services to post-acute care EHR systems. Members of these new services include Cerner Corporation, McKesson, and Brightree.

This expansion will help bring better interoperability and health data exchange to a notable but seemingly underserved population. Annually, 10 million Medicare patients are discharged into post-acute care, and are treated in facilities like rehabilitation centers, nursing centers, long-term care hospitals, and into home care.

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