Health Information Technology

The Department of Community Health’s Health Information Technology Unit (Health IT or HIT) facilitates various aspects of Georgia’s Health IT infrastructure that make it possible for providers and patients to better manage their care through secure use and exchange of health information.

Our mission is to advance healthcare quality while reducing costs by

  • Improving access to information to support coordination of care and among hospitals, labs and healthcare organization to better manage patient care
  • Promoting the early detection, prevention and management of chronic illness through use of health information technology
  • Achieving improvements in care efficiency and population health                     
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Health IT Programs and Initiatives