Rochester RHIO

New Substance Abuse Clinic and Rochester RHIO Help Save Lives

A new program that provides immediate evaluations and treatment for people with substance abuse disorders in the Rochester, NY area has saved lives with the benefit of secure access to patient medical records. A patient at Open Access, a clinic that opened in November 2017 to serve Monroe County and the surrounding areas, received critical treatment when authorized personnel accessed the patient’s medical history through Rochester RHIO, a community health information exchange and one of the eight Qualified Entities that comprise the SHIN-NY.

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NYeC News: Val Grey Sits Down with Crain’s NY, QE Updates, & More

In this month’s newsletter, we share a recent Crain’s New York Business interview with Executive Director Val Grey on the role health information technology and the state’s health information exchange, the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), can play in improving outcomes and cutting costs.

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SHIN-NY Spotlight | Issue 6 | August 2018

Welcome to the sixth issue of the SHIN-NY Spotlight, our update on the progress the state is making in advancing New York’s health information exchange (HIE), the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY).

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NYeC News: Statewide Patient Care Alerts, Benefits of HIE, & More

In this month’s newsletter, we announce the statewide expansion of patient care alerts through the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY). This allows SHIN-NY participants to receive updates on their patients, regardless of where in the state care was received, improving overall patient care. You will also read about our feedback on CMS’s proposed changes to the Meaningful Use Program. Additionally, in efforts to make our website a better resource for the community, we’re calling for your feedback and suggestions! 

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Lifespan Demonstrates the Power of Community Data through Rochester RHIO

Rochester area Lifespan, a non-profit helping older adults take on both the challenges and opportunities of longer life, is in the midst of a big data project that is breaking down the barriers between traditional medical care and community-based aging services. In partnership with Rochester RHIO and The New York Academy of Medicine, Lifespan is using an integrated approach and data available through the community HIE to demonstrate how it improves the overall health of the people it serves.

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NYeC News: The Year in Review, QE Updates, & More

In this month’s newsletter, take a look back at 2017 with our Executive Director, Valerie Grey, learn more about NYeC’s MIPS Reporting and Support Services, and explore opportunities to join the NYeC team.

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Rochester RHIO and Department of Veterans Affairs Partner to Support Better Patient Care

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Canandaigua VA Medical Center is now participating in Rochester RHIO’s (Regional Health Information Organization) community health information exchange (HIE). Rochester RHIO supports better patient care for the region’s veterans by connecting VA providers to their HIE services.

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