Spotlight On: Rochester RHIO


Have you signed a Rochester RHIO consent form at the doctor’s office? Chances are, you don’t know the Rochester RHIO by name, but it’s likely that RHIO’s services are helping you receive better health care.

Rochester RHIO (Regional Health Information Organization) is a secure, electronic health information exchange (HIE) serving authorized medical providers and over 1.4 million patients in Monroe, Allegany, Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties in upstate New York.

Rochester RHIO provides all of the health care professionals who treat you with immediate access to critical information that can help your doctor provide quality healthcare – particularly in an emergency. This allows a medical care team to share records across institutions and practices, making patient information available wherever and whenever needed to provide the highest quality care.

Rochester RHIO Patient Benefits

    • Faster treatment
      Immediate access to medical history, test results, and diagnostic images.
    • Fewer repeated tests
      Access to prior test results, even those performed at other locations.
    • Better care coordination
      Instant review of diagnostic information, specialist and hospital reports.
    • Reduced risk of mistakes
      Eliminates poor handwriting, hard-to-read faxes, and other challenges of paper based information.
    • Alert your doctor
      Your primary care physician or home health provider can receive instant notification when you are admitted or discharged from any of our regional hospitals or emergency departments.
    • Greater convenience
      No need to hand-carry lab reports, prescriptions, radiology CDs, and other medical information.

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Spotlight On: Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE)




Accelerate Your Growth

Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) is accepting applications for its newly expanded Economic Gardening program, which aims to foster business growth across the Greater Rochester, New York, region. To date, nearly 120 companies have participated in the program, creating 685 net new jobs in the Greater Rochester region.

This program, developed in partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation, is designed to provide local second-stage companies with sophisticated, tailor-made strategic research focused on improving sales and marketing efforts to support revenue growth. Selected companies will have access to in-depth sales and marketing research via a strategic team.

  • Identify more qualified sales leads and tap into new and growing markets
  • Leverage social media to connect with customers
  • Improve online marketing efforts with search engine optimization (SEO) and website analysis
  • Analyze employee temperament to build strong management teams

Check out this short video to see how other companies, including BioWorks in Victor are leveraging Economic Gardening to accelerate their growth:

Is your company ready to grow? Qualified businesses are encouraged to apply online at We offer this program at no cost to participating companies, thanks to generous support from the Greater Rochester Enterprise, Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation and Empire State Development.


Spotlight On: The Avanti Summit

You’re invited to the Avanti Summit! Learn how to adopt an entrepreneurial mindset from speaker, David Mammano. He will explain 12 characteristics to implement to continue to grow your business. Also, learn the top six traits of the leading salespeople from speaker, Karen Benjamin. Bring your game to the next level by adopting the latest sales and entrepreneurial mindset strategies!

The Avanti Sales & Entrepreneur Summit 2017
Date: April 27, 2017
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY

Speakers for the day include:

Karen Benjamin, Co-founder and Co-owner of Worldleaders
Topic: Step it Up – Top 6 Traits to Sales Performers in 2017

David Mammano, Founder of the Avanti Entrepreneur Group, America’s Entrepreneur Coach
Topic: Change the rules. Change the game.

Schedule for the event:

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and David Mammano
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break/Vendor Fair
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Karen Benjamin


Tickets are $25. Click here to register and learn more about the event speakers.