Connecting Care Communities in Georgia

Physicians regularly complain that technology has complicated their workday and added a new level of administrative burden.

There are benefits, however, and one of the most notable is the ability to better track and securely share patients’ interactions with care providers, including hospitals, labs, imaging and more. In Georgia, these connections are made possible through the GaHIN, the state-designated health information exchange (HIE). 

Physicians

GaHIN facilitates the secure exchange of patient health information so providers have patient information at the point of care. The result is improved quality of care, better health outcomes and reduced costs.

Learn more about how physicians benefit from better connectivity.

Hospitals/Health Systems

Hospitals can be the center of the healthcare community, working with owned and independent physician groups and specialists, short-term and long-term care facilities, rehabilitation services, social services, state and national government departments, and many more groups.

Find out how GaHIN helps health systems address the interoperability challenge.

Other Care Providers

There are many different organizations involved in providing patient care. Services from GaHIN help connect all of those involved in the care delivery process from physicians, hospitals and long-term care facilities to payers, employers and even ambulances.

Discover how GaHIN connects a variety of care providers to improve care.

Patients

In today’s digital age, most doctors and hospitals are converting their patients’ paper charts, laboratory results, radiology images and other treatment information into electronic versions—and they’re sharing this vital information with other authorized healthcare providers on an “as needed” basis via highly secure health information exchanges (HIEs).

Learn about the benefits to you when healthcare providers share information.

 

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