ATLANTA, GA - More than one million transactions took place through GeorgiaDirect during 2021. GeorgiaDirect is GaHIN's secure email messaging service that lets providers send and receive authenticated and encrypted patient health information over the internet to other authorized and trusted recipients. GaHIN offers GeorgiaDirect at no charge to authorized, credentialed providers.

Providers use the GeorgiaDirect email service on the internet to send and receive authenticated, encrypted health information directly with other trusted recipients, both within Georgia and nationwide.

Benefits of GeorgiaDirect include:

  • Eliminates the administrative burden and costs incurred with phone calls, faxes, and couriering paper files
  • Improves coordination of care by securely sharing patient health information between providers such as referrals, treatment summaries and discharge instructions 
  • Meets interoperability requirements for health information exchange of electronic summary of care records and other patient records
  • Provides connections to public health registries

GaHIN maintains a directory with more than 5,500 GeorgiaDirect addresses on our website, which is updated monthly.