who we are
The Greater New Orleans Health Information Exchange (GNOHIE) is a community-governed health information technology infrastructure that facilitates the sharing of patient information across providers so they can deliver the best care possible.
The GNOHIE was developed as part of the Crescent City Beacon Community through a grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). Since 2013, the GNOHIE has been managed and operated by the Partnership for Achieving Total Health (PATH) – a 509(a)(3) supporting organization of the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI). The GNOHIE network was cultivated out of a strong foundation of Federally Qualified Health Centers in the New Orleans area seeking to promote care coordination and access to primary care in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Over the years, it has grown from a local collective of clinics and hospitals to a regional network that spans the continuum of care and includes 50 health care and social service organizations.
Awarded ONC Beacon Community Grant
GNOHIE Begins Data Transactions
Partnership for Achieving Total Health (PATH) Established
Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Louisiana Dept. of Health Initiated
Our mission is to advance the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Triple Aim to improve population health, reduce health care costs, and enhance patient experience, with a focus on underserved and vulnerable populations.
The GNOHIE supports our partners’ efforts in care coordination and enables them to succeed in value-based care environments by:
- Connecting providers along the continuum of care
- Facilitating secure exchange of patient information
- Delivering actionable data
Thomas Carton, PhD
Jamie Clesi Giepert
Associate Director, Clinical Transformation
Associate Director, Informatics
Director of Product Development
Senior Program Manager, Clinical Transformation
Privacy & Compliance Officer, HIT Analyst
Senior Program Coordinator
Sylvester Tumusiime, PhD
Mark Keiser (Chairman)
Thomas Carton, PhD
Chief Data Officer
Louisiana Public Health Institute
Shondra Williams, PhD
Meg Vitter Greene
System Vice President
Population Health & Network Development
Ascension DePaul Services of New Orleans
Louisiana Primary Care Association, Inc.
Rochelle Head-Dunham, MD
Executive & Medical Director
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