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Rome Consumer-Mediated Exchange

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Improving the patient experience and related outcomes at the intersection of patient-centered care and technology

In January 2011, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) applied for and was awarded a $1,689,992 Challenge Grant from the ONC to develop and implement a Consumer-Mediated Information Exchange in Rome, Georgia. DCH has sub-awarded this project to the Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRI) to execute this initiative with Floyd Medical Center, Harbin Clinical, and Regional Medical Center using the Georgia HIE via the GeorgiaDirect.

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Chatham Connect with Direct

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CHATHAM Connect with GeorgiaDirect -- Improving patient care through the automatic transfer of health information

Patients have always had access to their paper records, but they are scattered among providers and can be difficult to organize. In many cases, patients now have access to electronic records, but it still falls to the patient to collect and organize the
information. In order for patients to understand their own private health information and use it to improve their health, it’s vital that they have easy access to reliable and accurate information that’s organized in a meaningful way.

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