•Finally a community wide electronic coordination of care that goes beyond the boundaries of hospital affiliations and individual health care business units.
•Provides a secure and encrypted electronic exchange of patient's clinical information between physicians, hospitals and ancillary services within the Greater Flint area.
-No more clip-board registration at new points of medical care
-No more duplication of tests from provider to provider
-Reduces delays in medical care due to mailing and faxing of medical records
•Provides patients secure access to their electronic medical records from any Internet connection across all their medical providers, including laboratory, radiology, emergency room, primary care physician, specialist and hospital.
•Because the patient has one longitudinal medical record across the community, the patient's health care team is up to date on prevention and wellness services that may be due.
•Reduces the costs to coordination are by reducing paper shuffle and duplication of patient's registration, medical history, family history...
•Offers a single secure communication portal for patients with all of the communities health care resources, including health department, hospitals, insurance companies, physicians and pharmacies.
•Patients no longer have to maintain their own medical calendar, because as their medical team enters appointments they are automatically updated on the patient centric calendar that reflects the patients appointments across all their health care team members.
Please visit http://www.gfhie.com to tour the GFHIE and see all of the benefits available or contact your health care provider to see how you can become a member.
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Our mission at the Greater Flint Health Information Exchange is to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery while increasing overall participant experience through the use of patient-centric medical information systems.