California Regional Health Information Organization: "The California Regional Health Information Organization ? CalRHIO ? is a collaborative, statewide effort to support the use of information technology and the creation of a secure health information data exchange system that will improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of healthcare for all Californians.
CalRHIO serves as an umbrella organization that brings together healthcare stakeholders to jointly develop all of the common elements ? such as governance, operational processes, technology, and financing ? that are required for the formation of one or more RHIOs within the state. "