August 2019
Collaboration Makes Comprehensive Health Data Available to Public in Unique Way

By Rebecca Youmell, Communications Manager, University of Rochester

Data from Rochester RHIO’s Community Health Indicators Report, including never-before-presented clinical measures of the region’s health, are now available to the public at the RocHealthData website. The site, developed and supported by the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Clinical & Translational Science Institute ( UR CTSI) and Center for Community Health & Prevention ( CCHP), provides access to maps and datasets that help our community explore and understand our health successes and challenges.

If you've been waiting for county-level, clinical health data from the Community Health Indicators Report, it's available now at The data is useful for research, grant writing support, and more. To read the full press release, click here.
RHIO Leaders Attend National SHIEC Conference in Maryland

In August, Rochester RHIO leadership attended the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaboration annual conference in National Harbor, Maryland hosted by CRISP. It's goal: "To celebrate health information exchange (HIE) growth and success across the country." It's also a once-a-year opportunity for attendees to meet with colleagues from 70+ HIEs across the nation. Read more..
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