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...
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 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.
Crunching the complex data in health care
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.
Advance Care Planning: Who, How, What, and Why?
Learn the ins and outs of advance care planning in Rhode Island with this informative video on Advance Directives by Dr. Jennifer Ritzau, MD, of Hope Health.
RIQI names Sarkar interim president and CEO
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Quality Institute has appointed Indra Neil Sarkar interim president and CEO, the organization announced Friday.
RIQI Congratulates Dr. Megan L. Ranney as Woman Physician of the Year
PROVIDENCE – An emergency physician and nationally known gun safety advocate is this year’s Rhode Island Medical Women’s Association Woman Physician of the Year.
Adams leaves RIQI
PROVIDENCE – Laura Adams, founder and CEO of Rhode Island Quality Institute, left the organization this week.
After spending about two months transitioning out, Adams’ last day at the helm of RIQI was Monday, RIQI’s Senior Director of Strategy and Growth Scott Young confirmed.
CurrentCare for Me Designee Alerts Transform the Way Rhode Islanders Care for Patients
Innovative service allows patients to give individuals access to their CurrentCare for Me health record and receive alerts when the patient is admitted, discharged or transferred in a hospital, emergency department or skilled nursing facility.