VNSNY turned to the Bronx RHIO
because of DataMotion Direct's deployment speed and flexibility.
Early in 2008, the RHIO
finance committee developed a revenue plan to cover its $3 million annual operating cost; two-thirds would be provided by payers, one-third by hospitals.
The one-way data we will get from the Rochester RHIO
will be enormously helpful," Hatch-Feir says.
The volume of data involved is considerable, says Ted Kremer, executive director of the Rochester RHIO
Patients will be required to sign an advanced affirmative consent to allow providers to share their information with the RHIO
The combination of eHealth Global's services and technology with Carestream Health's eHealth Managed Services provides a compelling and unique combination for Rochester RHIO
," stated Bernard Algayres, General Manager, eHealth Managed Services.
is starting out modestly with a transorganizational messaging system (i.
In June, the SHIN-NY announced its first partnerships with three RHIOs
in the New York City metropolitan area: BHIX (Brooklyn Health Information Exchange), eHealth Network of Long Island, and THINC (Taconic Health Information Network and Community), which serves the Hudson Valley Region.
Conversely, 2008 also saw positive reports on the impact of HIEs and RHIOs
New York is among the first major players in health information technology to seriously pursue the idea of accrediting its RHIOs
We founded this RHIO
with the vision that everybody needed to 'play,' because our goal is to exchange information in order to optimize the health of the community, and everything is driven by that," Thompson emphasizes.
The funding is just one of the ways that the RHIO
members are overcoming obstacles.
Leading edge hospitals are reporting their success in RHIO
deployments as their peers observe the movement with growing interest and lessening trepidation.
Todd Rowland, Executive Director of HealthLINC, and Ted Kremer, Executive Director at Rochester RHIO
, for receiving a 2010 AMDIS award.
The DC RHIO
is managed by the District of Columbia Primary Care Association (DCPCA) and funded by the city government.