Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN) Receives Federal Grant
September 29, 2015
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ATLANTA, GA - Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN) is one of 10 community programs nationwide to receive a $100,000 grant designed to boost health data exchange efforts from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). GaHIN is the statewide health information exchange (HIE) for Georgia.

Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth Joins GaHIN to Improve Care at School Clinics
June 3, 2015
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ATLANTA, GA - Care providers at Georgia’s school clinics will be able to remotely access student health information from pediatricians and other providers to deliver better onsite care now that Georgia Partnership For TeleHealth (GPT) has joined Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN).

Healthcare’s New Payment Models and Quality Focus Elevate Role of HIEs
April 29, 2015
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Bundled Payments and Pay-for-Value Drive Need for Interoperability and Information Exchange Atlanta, Georgia - Interoperability was one of the hottest topics at HIMSS15 due to its significant impact on what has been called the “Iron Triangle” of healthcare – access, cost and quality. Interoperability is central to health information exchange across multiple care settings, meaning everyone in the healthcare ecosystem has a stake in secure data sharing.

Georgia Health Connect Joins GaHIN, Georgia's Statewide Health Information Exchange
March 31, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia - Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the statewide health information exchange (HIE), announced today that Georgia Health Connect (GaHC), a regional HIE serving smaller practices, hospitals and health systems, is now fully integrated with its network, enabling greater access to electronic health information throughout Georgia.

Georgia and South Carolina Successfully Launch State-to-State Exchange of Health Information
November 11, 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia - Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), Georgia’s health information exchange, and South Carolina’s Health Information Exchange (SCHIEx), today announced the successful launch of the connection between the two statewide networks.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Joins Georgia’s Statewide Electronic Health Information Exchange
September 24, 2014
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Georgia’s largest children’s hospital integrates with GaHIN’s secure network to improve patient-centered care and health outcomes

Dr. Denise Hines Named to HIMSS’ National Board of Directors
September 9, 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia - Denise Hines, DHA, PMP, FHIMSS, has been named to the Board of Directors of HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology. Dr.

GaHIN Connects GeorgiaDirect to National DirectTrust Community
August 26, 2014
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Further Expanding Provider Reach, Secure Collaboration and Messaging Capabilities

GaHIN Invites Members to Participate in the 9th Annual Georgia Healthcare Trade Faire and Regional Conference
August 26, 2014
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Executive Director, Dr. Denise Hines, to Present Two Sessions on GaHIN

Dr. Hutchings – Improving the Healthcare Environment Through One of Georgia’s Regional HIEs
August 22, 2014
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Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN) Board member, Warren Hutchings, M.D., of the Atlanta-based Georgia State Medical Association (GSMA), was awarded the Distinguished Service Medallion for his numerous years of dedication to the Association. As the outgoing chair of the GSMA, Dr. Hutchings was recognized for his many years of dedication to the Association’s growth, development and promotion, at the Association’s annual convention at Hilton Head Island, SC, on June 12, 2014.

GaHIN Supports Rural Physician Outreach Through Hometown Health Bus Tour
August 19, 2014
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The Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN) recently participated in the HomeTown Rural Physician Outreach Bus Tour—a mobile effort to demonstrate GaHIN’s suite of health IT resources for rural physicians and practice managers, providing much-needed technical assistance and education.

GaHIN Connection to National eHealth Exchange Paves the Way for State-to-State Exchange of Health Information
July 24, 2014
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National connectivity enables seamless and secure Interstate record-sharing

Emory and Grady Join Georgia’s First Statewide Electronic Health Information Exchange
April 2, 2014
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Secure network improves patient-centered care and health outcomes

Dennis White Selected as the 2013 Community Leader of the Year
December 4, 2013
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The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) has selected four of Atlanta’s most outstanding health IT industry leaders as the recipients of this year’s MAC Phoenix Awards. The awards recognize significant contributions to the growth of the health IT industry in Georgia. Winners were announced at the fourth annual Health IT Leadership Summit November 12 at Atlanta’s Fox Theater.

Dr. Warren Hutchings Receives 2013 Practitioner of the Year Award
December 4, 2013
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The Board of Trustees of the National Medical Association has chosen Warren S. Hutchings, M.D., to be a recipient of the NMA 2013 Practitioner of the Year Award. The Award was conferred on Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Medical Association (NMA) convened its 2013 Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly in Toronto, Canada.