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RI, VT & NE discuss: What Distinguishes a Health Data Utility From an HIE?
Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) President & CEO, Neil Sarkar, PhD, talks with HIE leaders from Vermont & Nebraska about what the term ‘health data utility’ means in terms of the work they are doing in their respective states. Read the full article – What...
HealthInfoNet, The Rhode Island Quality Institute, and VITL Announce New England Region Health Information Exchange (HIE) Collaboration
New Gloucester, Maine, Providence, Rhode Island, and Williston, Vermont (June 21, 2022) – HealthInfoNet (Maine), The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI), and VITL (Vermont) today announced an innovative collaboration aimed at advancing interstate interoperability to improve population health and patient care in and across each of the New England communities they serve
Sarkar Interview with ConvergenceRI – CurrentCare Moving to Opt-Out Consent Model
Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) President & CEO, Neil Sarkar, PhD, talks with ConvergenceRI about CurrentCare moving to an opt-out consent model. Read the full article - Toward A More Inclusive Health Information Exchange.
New Law to Change CurrentCare to an Opt-Out Consent Model
PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island State General Assembly and the Governor’s office approved the consent model change for Rhode Island’s Health Information Exchange, CurrentCare, to an opt-out consent model. The legislation (2021-H6210A and 2021-S0495A) updates the...
New Law to Boost Electronic Medical Records Use
In July 2021, the consent model for Rhode Island’s Health Information Exchange (CurrentCare) approved by the Rhode Island state general assembly and the Governor’s office to transition to an “Opt-Out” consent model. This legislative change updates the consent language...
Rhode Island Quality Institute Receives COVID-19 Test Results from East Side Clinical Laboratory and Coastal Medical
PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) is now receiving COVID-19 lab test result data from East Side Clinical Laboratory (ESCL) in its COVID-19 Dashboard for both CurrentCare and non-CurrentCare enrolled patients. Test results include PreK-12 students and staff antigen tests. In addition to ESCL, RIQI’s COVID-19 Dashboard is also receiving test result data from Coastal Medical Laboratories. RIQI is actively working with Dominion Diagnostics to share their COVID-19 lab test result data.