Health Information Exchange

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:

Electronic clinical data record exchange with the provider’s EHR system

Increased patient coordination of care

Access to clinical history: Labs, radiology and hospital-based records

Medication history/reconciliation

Patient data repository and analytics

Access to iPrescribe® mobile prescription platform

Local Community Health Networks

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.

Quality and Promoting Interoperability Technical Assistance

HI-BRIDGE Solutions (HBS) provide direct technical assistance to support eligible clinicians in meeting the requirements of CMS programs, including Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and the Medicare Quality Payment Program in using technology in advancing patient care. HBS is recognized as Georgia’s trusted advisor in bringing education and outreach through both virtual and boots on the ground assistance to:

Design and implement a customized project plan to facilitate successful attestations and reporting

Provide guidance on the challenging Privacy and Security standards related to Promoting Interoperability

Provide educational learning opportunities through live and on-demand tools

Staff training suggestions for key players on your Promoting Interoperability team

Strategies to complete Promoting Interoperability documentation

Audit preparedness guidelines

Key Community Partners