Breakwater Health Network

Breakwater Health Network (BHN) is a 501(c)3 horizontal rural Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) whose Mission is to support its members by developing and sustaining systems that foster clinical excellence and healthy communities. BHN has five formal member organizations, including three Section 330(e) Community Health Centers and two dually funded (330 e and g) Community-Migrant Health Centers. Breakwater Health Network members have been working together formally for nearly twenty years and have a strong track record of being a performance-driven, innovative organization with proven results for members and funders.

Breakwater Health Network member health centers provide care through 28 clinical sites (including two mobile units) in primarily rural medically underserved areas of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Illinois – a service delivery area spanning over 100,000 square miles and 116 counties.

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Year Founded

2001

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Size

5 Centers

Stand-alone or PCA

Stand-alone
 

Primary Contact

Sally Trnka
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Office: 218-722-1186
Cell: 218-310-3070

Electronic Health Record Systems

Contact

Joe Holmseth
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Office: 218-722-1186

Widespread Use

The EHR is used by the majority (51% or more) of this HCCN's health centers.

Athena

Widespread

General Support

We offer general support (phone call, advice, services, or more) for this system to other HCCNs.

PHC Support

We offer support to our member clinics for the following EHR-related services:

  • Custom Report Development
  • Data Integration
  • Data Interface Development
  • Data Interface Implementation
  • End User Training
  • Helpdesk / Troubleshooting Support
  • Onboarding Training
  • Super User Training
  • System Implementation
  • System Optimization
  • Template Development
  • Template Implementation
  • Upgrade Technical Assistance
  • No results at present.
External Support

We may be able to offer support to other HCCNs for the following EHR-related services:

  • Custom Report Development
  • Data Integration
  • Hosting Services
  • Super User Training
  • System Implementation
  • System Optimization
  • Template Development
  • No results at present.

Moderate Use

The EHR is used by at least one of this HCCN's health centers.

eClinicalWorks

Moderate

PHC Support

We offer support to our member clinics for the following EHR-related services:

  • No results at present.
External Support

We may be able to offer support to other HCCNs for the following EHR-related services:

  • No results at present.

Epic

Moderate

PHC Support

We offer support to our member clinics for the following EHR-related services:

  • No results at present.
External Support

We may be able to offer support to other HCCNs for the following EHR-related services:

  • No results at present.

Population Health Management Systems

Contact:

Sally Trnka
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Office: 218-722-1186

Widespread Use

The PHM is used by the majority (51% or more) of this HCCN's health centers.

No results at present.

Moderate Use

The PHM is used by at least one of this HCCN's health centers.

No results at present.

Electronic Dental Record Systems

Contact:

Joe Holmseth
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Office: 218-722-1186

Widespread Use

The EDR is used by the majority (51% or more) of this HCCN's health centers.

No results at present.

Moderate Use

The EDR is used by at least one of this HCCN's health centers.

No results at present.

Electronic Behavioral Health Record Systems

Contact:

Joe Holmseth
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Office: 218-722-1186

Widespread Use

The EBHR is used by the majority (51% or more) of this HCCN's health centers.

No results at present.

Moderate Use

The EBHR is used by at least one of this HCCN's health centers.

No results at present.

IT Services

Contact:

Joe Holmseth
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Office: 218-722-1186
PHC Support

We offer support to our member clinics for the following IT-related services:

  • Centralized Data Aggregation Analytics
  • Central Application Hosting
  • Virtual CIO
  • Other Central IT Support
External Support

We may be able to offer support to other HCCNs for the following IT-related services:

No results at present.

Other Support Services

Contact:

Sally Trnka
Send an email
Office: 218-722-1186
PHC Support

We offer support to our member clinics for the following services:

  • HIE Assistance
  • ACO Contracting or Contracting Assistance
  • Any Research Capacity
External Support

We may be able to offer support to other HCCNs for the following services:

  • HIE Assistance
  • ACO Contracting or Contracting Assistance
  • Any Research Capacity

Virtual Healthcare

Contact:

No Virtual Healthcare Services contact at present.

Reimbursement

The majority of our health centers are currently reimbursed for:

  • Virtual visits via phone
 

Widespread Use

The Virtual Healthcare technology is used by the majority (51% or more) of this HCCN's health centers.

Telemedicine

Widespread

General Support

We offer general support (phone call, advice, services, or more) for this system to other HCCNs.

PHC Support

We offer support to our member clinics for the following Virtual Healthcare-related services:

  • No results at present.
External Support

We may be able to offer support to other HCCNs for the following Virtual Healthcare-related services:

  • No results at present.

Telehealth

Widespread

General Support

We offer general support (phone call, advice, services, or more) for this system to other HCCNs.

PHC Support

We offer support to our member clinics for the following Virtual Healthcare-related services:

  • No results at present.
External Support

We may be able to offer support to other HCCNs for the following Virtual Healthcare-related services:

  • No results at present.

Moderate Use

The Virtual Healthcare technology is used by at least one of this HCCN's health centers.

No results at present.

Practice Transformation and Quality Improvement Services

Contact:

No Practice Transformation Services contact at present.
Moderate Experience

We have moderate experience in training, technical assistance, support and/or resources for these services:

No results at present.

Advanced Experience

We have advanced experience in training, technical assistance, support and/or resources for these services:

No results at present.

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