ROYAL OAK – Great Lakes Health Connect serves as the middle man between health care providers that want to move digital health care records. Brian Mack, Manager of Marketing and Communications for Great Lakes Health Connect, explains the service his company provides in an interview with Keith Brophy, state director of the Michigan Small Business Development Center.

GLHC is Michigan’s largest Health Information Exchange. GLHC offers the most comprehensive, flexible, and secure portfolio of HIE products and services in Michigan.

Tools include:

  • Offering a variety of HIE technology solutions
  • Providing a consultative approach to project and workflow implementation
  • Leveraging a network of 128 hospitals and 4,000 primary, specialty and allied care organizations
  • Utilizing a registry that securely houses over 6 million unique longitudinal patient records
  • Delivering intelligent, timely, and automated clinical results and event notifications as they occur
  • Streamlining lab and high-value orders
  • Integrating with 100s of unique EMRs and Health IT systems
  • Empowering collaboration and coordination between care professionals


  • Direct – Secure Messaging
  • Results: Lab, Radiology, & Transcribed
  • Admission, Discharge, & Transfer Notifications
  • Statewide Longitudinal Patient Repository
  • Referral Care Coordination Network
  • Operational Reporting & Analytics
  • Orders: Laboratory & Radiology
  • State Registry Connections
  • Patient Care Documents
  • Image Sharing

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