If your office has recently made a referral to Athens Gastroenterology Center, please
click the button below to start your
online G.I. Patient Referral Form. Your form will automatically be sent to our office. Then we will call the patient to schedule the appointment. Our office will be happy to update you by fax, P2P Secure System [also known as Join the Network (JTN)] or by your provider’s secure email.
Click the PDF link below to download the PDF format of your G.I. Patient Referral Form. Then complete the form and fax it to our office at (706) 548-0555, along with the requested patient information.
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Thank you for your referral!
Why Refer Your Patients to Us?
What makes us different? Not only do we continuously advance our knowledge and medical technology, we are also
committed to providing the most comprehensive, personalized, and highest standard of care possible. The office of
Gregory S. Smith, M.D. specializes in Motility & Digestive Diseases (G.I.), Hepatology/ Liver Disease, Endoscopy
Procedures, and Investigative Gastroenterology-- taking the time to thoroughly investigate your patient’s G.I. Health
until their “case” is solved.
CloseWe understand how nervous patients may be when they come in to receive medical care. With Medical Providers and staff who truly care, your patients will find tranquility and build trust in the warm atmosphere we provide.
What does it mean to be certified by Joint Comission?
In addition to rendering excellent patient health care we are dedicated to giving your patients the best customer experience. Our office is designed for your patients’ comfort while they receive exceptional customer service from our friendly staff. We are always looking for new ways to improve patient service and comfort. We encourage patients and their referring providers to make suggestions.
We urge patients to ask questions during their visit. Our primary goal is to make sure the patient feels better educated about their health when they leave than when they came in for their appointment and to keep their referring physician and primary care physician up to date with their patients’ health care. As always, we do everything we can to better serve your needs and the needs of the patients you refer to us in the most efficient and professional manner.
Join the Network (JTN) to get direct access for Peer-to-Peer communication and more! It’s a network for everyone. As an eClinicalWorks user, access to the Network is built directly into our EMR. Logging into eClinicalWorks automatically connects you to the Network – providing integrated and easy-to-use functionality for communication, enhanced workflow, and secure sharing of information. Tens of thousands of healthcare providers have already joined the network and have become more efficient − get started today!
The Network provides you with:
Join the Network to become Meaningful Use Stage 2 Compliant!
Meaningful Use Stage 2 requires practices to become more familiar with interoperability standards for secure sharing of patient information. Proper transitions of care – referrals, summary of care records, etc. – are at the forefront of this latest initiative. eClinicalWorks provides you with the tools needed to successfully comply, making key clinical data available to share in a secure, trusted environment.
JTN provides users with key features for adhering to Stage 2 requirements:
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