higi and Bridge Connector Announce Partnership to Improve Care for Millions of Consumers

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Corporate News
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Partnership Key to Delivering Seamless Integration Between higi Health Stations and Hospitals and Providers to Make Healthcare Better Connected

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- higi SH llc (higi), a population health enablement company that empowers

consumers to measure, track and act on their health data, and Bridge Connector, which delivers streamlined integration solutions for healthcare organizations, today announced a new partnership. This collaboration will allow for seamless integration between higi health stations utilizing the Health Connect solution, and any electronic health record (EHR) or hospital system using Bridge Connector technology to engage with and manage patient data. It also opens the door to connectivity of the higi platform with providers, payers, employers, retailers and others looking to connect with and manage their patient data with real-time risk identification for care intervention and ongoing preventative programs.

"With over 52 million total users, higi is the leading health platform for engaging with consumers where they are. The power in our platform comes when we remove the friction between connecting the consumer with their trusted healthcare provider to allow the consumer to consent and share their data in real-time to enable additional touchpoints and timely interventions," said higi CEO Jeff Bennett. "With Bridge Connector, we continue to make it easier for consumers to be their healthiest by making healthcare better connected."

higi health stations are in 11,000 retail locations, community hubs and other points-of-care across the country and are instrumental in providing real-time biometric and health data nearly 1 million times per week. With the partnership, Bridge Connector can remove the time and cost barrier of limited IT resources within healthcare organizations in a secure way that is used by their trusted healthcare provider. This is a win-win for both consumers and their healthcare professionals.

"By partnering with higi, we are creating an ecosystem where consumers are finally being put at the center of their own care, enabling millions of patients — every year — to determine how their personal data flows," said David Wenger, CEO and founder of Bridge Connector. "With easier access to their health information, they're empowered to make more informed decisions, and this partnership furthers our vision for improving healthcare communication towards complete interoperability."

ABOUT HIGI: higi is a population health enablement company that empowers consumers to measure, track and act on their health data. Through a nationwide network of 11,000 FDA-cleared self-screening stations found at pharmacy retailers and other community locations and over 80 different third-party integrations, higi makes it easier to engage consumers in their health. As the largest repository of standardized biometric data, higi's population health solutions enable healthcare organizations to better reach targeted populations; collect biometric and other health determinant data to stratify and prioritize consumers; and motivate consumers to take specific actions at a point of care. To date, more than 52 million people have used a higi health station to conduct over 300 million biometric tests. For more information, visit us at http://www.higi.com.

ABOUT BRIDGE CONNECTOR: Founded in 2017, Bridge Connector is an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) that delivers streamlined integration solutions for healthcare organizations. Headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and with offices in Nashville and Knoxville, TN, the company was founded on the idea that any healthcare organization should be able to automatically transfer data between disparate systems without the need for internal IT support. Bridge Connector offers a seamless full-service integration solution, regardless of the platform used, freeing up internal resources to concentrate on core business initiatives. For more information, contact info(at)bridgeconnector.com or (844) 727-4343, and follow Bridge Connector on LinkedIn.

 

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