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Brief Overview

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) launched the Maximizing Essential Tools for Research Innovation and eXcellence Project, or the METRIX Project, in August 2011. The METRIX Project is a multi-year open government initiative designed to improve access to DOH data assets and expand creative use of this data beyond government by encouraging innovation and collaboration among stakeholders. The vision for METRIX is to strategically utilize existing data and engage external partners and stakeholders to develop targeted health care policies and projects that focus on improving the quality of health care for all New Yorkers.