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...

Request for Proposal for health information exchange (HIE) vendor

The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) is pleased to announce it will be issuing a request for proposals (RFP) for its health information exchange (HIE) vendor. RIQI plans to release the RFP the week of February 10, 2020 with responses due on March 9, 2020. RIQI is...
Crunching the complex data in health care

Crunching the complex data in health care

By ConvergenceRI February 3, 2020 PROVIDENCE – Neil Sarkar, Ph.D., the interim president and CEO at the Rhode Island Quality Institute, occupies a unique position atop a mountain of health data analytics under way in Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Quality Institute is...
RIQI names Sarkar interim president and CEO

RIQI names Sarkar interim president and CEO

By PBN Staff April 5, 2019 1:52 pm PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Quality Institute has appointed Indra Neil Sarkar interim president and CEO, the organization announced Friday. Sarkar currently serves as the director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics at Brown...