Press Releases

April 10, 2018 — PROVIDENCE, RI — The New England Business Association (NEBA), sponsor of the New England Innovation Awards, have announced the 2018 Finalists. NEBA selected RIQI from 213 innovative organizations to compete in the final phase of this competition.

Innovation is at the heart of economic prosperity and NEBA continues to recognize those companies and organizations that have transformed their innovative ideas into a product or service that delivers proven value to customers. Former winners come from varying fields such as technology, manufacturing, service (both for… Read More

James Fanale, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Care New England joined RIQI’s Board on January 1, 2018

January 15, 2018, PROVIDENCE, RI — James Fanale, MD, president and chief executive officer, for Care New England health system has been appointed to a 4-year term on the Rhode Island Quality Institute Board, effective January 1, 2018. Prior to arriving at Care New England, Dr. Fanale served as senior vice president for system development and chief operating officer at Jordan Hospital, where he was responsible for the development of one of the nation's… Read More

Appointments strengthen further collaboration among RI healthcare leaders to improve quality, safety, and value of healthcare in RI.

Dec. 11, 2017, Providence, R.I. – The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI), RI’s statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE) and a center for collaborative innovation in healthcare, announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors:

Marie L. Ganim, PhD – Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner

Eric J. Beane – Secretary of the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human… Read More

New COO will lead major aspects of RIQI strategy, service delivery, industry partnerships, and contributions to the innovation ecosystem in the state.

Dec. 11, 2017,  Providence, R.I. – The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI), RI’s statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE) and a center for collaborative innovation in healthcare, announces the hiring of Rob Bowman as its chief operating officer.

As RIQI COO, Bowman will lead the day-to-day operations of the organization, ensuring alignment with its strategic, service delivery, and innovation goals. Product innovation,… Read More

Innovative new service enhances providers’ ability to proactively coordinate care using near real-time data to prevent avoidable hospital and emergency department readmissions

JUNE 23, 2017, PROVIDENCE, RI - The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) and Integra Community Care Network today announced the launch of Care Management Alerts and Dashboards, an innovative new service enabling healthcare providers to proactively coordinate care and support for 140,000 individuals throughout Rhode Island.

RIQI’s Care Management Alerts and Dashboards provide… Read More

MAY 5, 2017, PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) and Providence VA Medical Center (VAMC) announced today a significant step forward in improving the quality and safety of healthcare for Rhode Island Veterans. For the first time, healthcare providers at the VA and those in the RI community can now quickly and easily share medical information to better coordinate and improve care and treatment for Veterans.

The Health Care Coordination for Rhode Island Veterans project—funded in part through a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation—enables the bi-directional sharing… Read More