higi and Bridge Connector Announce Partnership to Improve Care for Millions of Consumers
Partnership Key to Delivering Seamless Integration Between higi Health Stations and Hospitals and Providers to Make Healthcare Better Connected
CHICAGO – 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.”
higi is a population health enablement company that is transforming the way communities take care of themselves. higi owns and operates the largest FDA-cleared self-screening health station network in the United States with over 11,000 stations located in food, chain drug, mass merchant and club retailers. higi also operates a robust online community platform that is linked to the higi health station network and over 80 health devices, activity trackers, and apps. To date, more than 52 million people have used a higi health station to conduct over 300 million biometric screenings (blood pressure, pulse, weight, body mass index). Over 8 million people have signed up for a higi account, which offers an all-in-one biometric and activity data feed for personal health management and information sharing with friends, family, and trusted healthcare providers. For general information, visit us at 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 email@example.com or (844) 727-4343, and follow Bridge Connector on LinkedIn.