Definition Thursday: Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO)

Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO):

The terms “RHIO” and “Health Information Exchange” or “HIE” are often used interchangeably. RHIO is a group of organizations with a business stake in improving the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivery.

Finding the appropriate electronic medical record (EMR) software for your practice can be a daunting task. There are literally hundreds of choices available and many factors to consider. The quality and work flow of your practice depend on your making the right selection, as does your ability to collect payments from the U.S. government. To make matters worse, most information sources out there utilize a myriad of abbreviations and acronyms further complicating the process and causing frustration. To help minimize this, each Thursday MedicalRecords.com Blog will publish a relevant abbreviation or acronym you will come across during your EMR software search!

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