Sunday, November 9, 2008

Bronx at the Forefront of Modernizing Medicine is reporting that The Bronx Regional Heath Information Organization is the first of its kind in the New york City area.

"The Bronx Regional Health Information Organization, which went "live" earlier this year, thereby becoming the first RHIO in New York City to begin exchanging patient data, represents 80 percent of the providers in the Bronx, a borough of 1.36 million residents." []

This information sharing system is going to be one of the things that helps America reorganize our health care system, make it more efficient , and most importantly, more affordable. It's nice to see the Bronx on the cutting edge of innovation.

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