Founded in 2001, the Rhode Island Quality Institute operates Rhode Island’s Health Information Exchange (HIE) and is the state-designated Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). We are a center for collaborative innovation that enables the best healthcare in Rhode Island making available trusted data and information.  With a wide array of services available, we facilitate improvements in health and healthcare through initiatives that support care coordination, reduce medical errors and waste, advance quality measurement, and engage patients and families in their care. In support of the quintuple aim for improving health care, we improve healthcare by providing robust, quality data that helps clinicians to provide evidence-based care and interventions to reduce health inequity, improve quality, and develop measurement tools to assess progress.



Mission: We improve health and healthcare by providing trusted data and information.

Vision: To enable the best health care in Rhode Island through connecting data.

Signature Initiative: Data Driven Population Based Medicine.

Credo: Equal Data Access to Address Health and Healthcare Inequity.

We advance the notion of equitable healthcare for all Rhode Island communities by leveraging our rich data set to assist our partners address health disparities. We serve up data in a way that is meaningful and useful to all. Our focus is to support our state partners and the community health centers in Rhode Island that provide healthcare to people of color and the minority population. We listen and assess their needs for data and develop a plan to provide and improve the data to meet their short- and long-term goals.


We are open, honest, and clear in our action and communication.


We have a clear vision that inspires a culture of creative thinking to provide solutions that are impactful to our team and community.


We consistently deliver on promises and commitments to each other and the community.


We take responsibility for our actions and results and commit to the success of each other.


We work together as a team, using the power of our combined skills to make health and health care safer, better, and more equitable.