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By Jill Eisenstein, CEO & President
In last month's RHIO Report, I wrote about key focus areas for 2021. One of these is our role in Emerency Preparedness. Over the past 15 years, we have supported our regional healthcare community through challenges, including ransomware attacks and weather-related outages. Our commitment continues and RHIO's role in helping our region during the COVID-19 pandemic began when New York State (NYS) Gov. Cuomo declared a State of Emergency in March 2020.
New York State supports the State Health Information Network of NY (SHIN-NY), which comprises six Qualified Entities like Rochester RHIO that collaborate to provide highly developed, statewide health information exchange services. NYS leverages the SHIN-NY to ensure that data related to the pandemic is shared with regional healthcare providers and public health officials. This includes: