HI-BRIDGE Health Information Exchange (HIE) is a mission-based Regional Health Information Exchange created to provide interoperability through integrated technology and clinical support services to meet the needs of smaller practices, hospitals and health systems for the electronic exchange of patient clinical information. HI-BRIDGE HIE is based at the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) under the Health IT Division within the National Center for Primary Care (NCPC).
HI-BRIDGE HIE was started under the funding from The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, and continued growth through funding partnerships with GaHIN. HI-BRIDGE HIE is a regional HIE to the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN).
The HI-BRIDGE Health Information Exchange is a vital tool for healthcare providers to improve patient care and outcomes. By allowing for the secure sharing of patient information across different healthcare settings, HI-BRIDGE HIE enables healthcare providers to make better and more informed decisions about patient care. In addition, HI-BRIDGE HIE provides clinical support services to assist healthcare providers in utilizing the exchange to its fullest potential. Here are some of the clinical support services HI-BRIDGE HIE offers:
Overall, HI-BRIDGE HIE is an important step towards achieving a more connected and efficient healthcare system.
HI-BRIDGE Health Information Exchange (HIE) is a mission-based Regional Health Information Exchange (formerly Georgia HealthConnect) created to provide interoperability through integrated technology and clinical support services to meet the needs of smaller practices, hospitals and health systems for the electronic exchange of patient clinical information.
Our broad and practical Health Information Technology (HIT) expertise assists practices and hospitals with improving the quality of care for patients and maximizing overall productivity through interoperability offerings which consist of the following:
HI-BRIDGE HIE is a member affiliate of Georgia’s state HIE, Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), through which bi-directional data exchange enables users to have access to statewide and nationwide patient clinical record data at the point of patient care. Our HIE creates a longitudinal patient record by aggregating data from all participating entities and uses a federated approach to query data from GaHIN.
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