Until recently, few Americans have had the opportunity to use this kind of technology to enhance some of their most important relationships: those concerning their health.

Through GaHIN and numerous organizations working together in the state of Georgia technology is changing the way we manage our health, offering ways for patients to better manage their own health, while also giving providers better access to accurate information, at the point of care.

Protecting Patient Privacy

HI-BRIDGE understands the importance of respecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal health information. We handle personal health information in connection with activities undertaken to fulfill our purpose to serve the nation with the single most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care.

Patient Rights

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule provides you with health information privacy rights. These rights are important for you to know. You can exercise these rights, ask questions about them, and file a complaint if you think your rights are being denied or your health information isn’t being protected.

Your health information rights include:

  • Right to access your health information
  • Right to an accounting of disclosures of your health information
  • Right to correct or amend your health information