Public Service Message

Better Information Means Better Care: Health Information Technology

Interboro RHIO

Award

  • $7.7 million

Use Cases

  • Interoperable EHRs for Medicaid

Service Area

  • New York City Berger Region:
    • Encompasses 53 zip codes in the boroughs of Queens and, Brooklyn (northern Brooklyn) and
    • Represents the United Hospital Fund neighborhoods of Long Island City/Astoria, West Queens, Ridgewood/Forest Hills, Jamaica, Southeast Queens, Flushing, and Willamsburg/Bushwick
  • 41.7% of the region's total 2006 inpatient discharges

Stakeholders

Hospitals/Hospital Organizations

  • Elmhurst Hospital Center
  • Queens Hospital Center
  • New York Hospital Queens
  • Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center

Government

  • New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Plans

  • HealthFirst
  • MetroPlus

Long Term/Home Care

  • Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital & Nursing Facility
  • HHC Health & Home Care
  • Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation
  • Silvercrest Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation
  • Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNS)

Health Centers/Physicians

  • 84 Solo and Small Practice community providers
  • Charles B Wang CHC
  • Community Health Care Network
  • Long Island City Floating Hospital
  • Project Samaritan Health Services
  • Urban Health Plan
  • MIC-Women's Health Services

Organizations/Associations

  • Shareing & Careing