, Rhode Island's statewide health information
exchange (HIE), is provided as a service of Rhode Island Quality Institute(RIQI).
is a service that allows patients to make their medical information available to doctors and
other authorized medical professionals through a safe, secure computer network called an electronic Health Information Exchange (HIE). Rhode Island state law* protects the privacy
and security of patient health information in currentcare
including: · Patients and doctors choose whether or not to participate in currentcare and Participation is strictly voluntary.
Patients may end their participation in currentcare or
change who they allow to view their information at any time.
While a patient’s information is in currentcare , it may only be used for
treatment purposes, for public health uses allowed by law, and for the
administration of the HIE.
A patient can request a copy of their information from currentcare .
A patient can request a Disclosure Report identifying who
has accessed their health information in currentcare .
Patients will be notified of a breach of security of currentcare as required by law.
Individuals who violate the Act are subject to civil and
Island Health Information Exchange Act of 2008