July 2019
Rochester RHIO Ensures Quality Data for C-CDAs

Complete, accurate data is essential for high quality health care. With the movement toward value-based payment, Rochester RHIO is focused on ensuring quality data and completeness. RHIO works diligently to identify gaps between health care data currently collected by clinicians and community organizations, and emerging data needs required for quality reporting.

Approximately 20 percent of clinical care documents (C-CDAs) from new data sources are incomplete at first, but then, Rochester RHIO technical and clinical staff step in to help close these gaps in data reporting.  Read more...
Community Health Indicators Report: A Focus on Blood Pressure

The inaugural Community Health Indicators Report compiled by Rochester RHIO shows promise in one particular area: blood pressure.

In the report, nearly two-thirds of patients (66.4%) who had a diagnosis of hypertension (high blood pressure) had their condition under control (systolic BP <140 AND diastolic BP <90). This is better than the national average by about 12 percent. According to the CDC, only about half (54%) of Americans have their high blood pressure under control. Read more...
RHIO Adds More Data Sources in 2019

In 2019, Rochester RHIO is onboarding many new data sources and data types. These organizations help enable a more comprehensive patient record.

By sending data to Rochester RHIO, the community health information exchange becomes more robust enabling higher quality patient care. When a clinician or care manager sees a patient, a more complete picture of the patient's health history is available. For the latest data sources, click here.
June 2019 Statistics

During the month of June, Rochester RHIO

  • delivered nearly 1.8 million results
  • delivered results for over 230,000 patients
  • received 8.9 million clinical transactions
  • sent over 71,000 RHIO DIRECT messages
Medical Director's Corner: Just so YOU know

Hello friends,

Summer is sizzling in Rochester! I hope you all are enjoying the weather, your family and work. In this issue, I would like to draw your attention to the MyCommunity Profile section in the RHIO Provider Portal after the login.

It is of critical importance that weand all of youhave accurate contact information in the Patient Care Network so we can reach out to each other after an encounter in order to provide better patient care. MyCommunity Profile information can only be updated by the individual provider.
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