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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.
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.
Atlanta, Georgia - Dr. Denise Hines has been named Executive Director of the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), a public/private collaborative establishing Georgia’s statewide health information exchange. Her company, eHealth Services Group, has also been engaged to provide the staffing needed to support the nonprofit’s mission and activities.
The future of healthcare might rest in the palm of your hand. That future – a tablet computer – already sits in hands of several Rome and Floyd County breast cancer patients. They’re part of the MyJourney Compass pilot program that allows them electronic access to heal records on a device that can fit in their purses.
An experimental health information exchange being tested in the north Georgia city of Rome is helping Koren Sinnock keep her travel plans. A breast cancer patient, Sinnock had been reluctant to travel very far from her doctors until the new program promised to provide access to her medical records from anywhere she might happen to be – including the beach.
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Georgia Department of Community Health Selects Truven Health Analytics to Develop Statewide Health Information Exchange HIE Integrates Wide Ranging Data from Providers, CMS, and Health Plans
The state says it’s well on its way toward implementing an electronic system where patients, doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers across Georgia can access medical records. Photo Credit Courtesy: Cal State University at Chico
GeorgiaDirect Launched in Phase I of Georgia’s Statewide Health Information Network. Improving Health Care Begins with Connecting the Docs.
New name reflects connecting a network of networks in Georgia ATLANTA - The Georgia Health Information Exchange Inc. (GHIE) announced today that it has completed its name change to the Georgia Health Information Network Inc. (GaHIN), effective immediately. The new name encompasses the robust set of health information products and services offered by “the Network.”