Audit Statistical Summary

Rochester RHIO takes patient privacy very seriously. In addition to required annual training for all participants, Rochester RHIO staff continually audit user activity to assure compliance with the policies governing access to patient data. These audits include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Access of family members’ health records
  • Access to the health records of prominent political, business, and sports figures
  • Access made to a patient’s record by an Emergency Department physician using the “Break the Glass” function
  • Various, randomized audits of the patient consent process to confirm the validity of consent forms and that the patient’s wishes have been accurately reflected in the system.

Cumulative Consent Stats to Date (Unique Patients)

  • Total consents to date –1,639,188
  • Total number of patients who have selected a consent status of “Yes” – 1,567,899
  • Patients who have selected a consent status of “No, including in an emergency – 155,348
  • Total number of patients who have selected a consent status of “No, except in an emergency”– 33,662
  • Number of new, incoming consents (unique) -6,311

Consent Audits Results for February 2020

  • Number of consent form audits – 5
  • Compliance Rate – 100%

System Access Audit Results for February 2020

  • Identified potential non-compliant uses of the exchange – 1
  • Break the Glass Audits (Emergency Audits) – 2

Consent Audits Results for January 2020

  • Number of consent form audits – 100
  • Compliance Rate – 98%

System Access Audit Results for January 2020

  • Identified potential non-compliant uses of the exchange – 0
  • Break the Glass Audits (Emergency Audits) – 4
*Cumulative statistics and audit stats as of February 29, 2020.
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