PMC awards bid for electronic records system
January 7, 2021
The Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors awarded a $1.3 million request for proposal to Cerner for a new electronic health records system at an executive meeting on Dec. 22.
The electronic health records system is to be paid for with a state grant awarded to PMC for the technological improvement of the facility, according to PMC CEO Phil Hostetter at a regular hospital board meeting in early December. PMC was also able to overhaul its telehealth infrastructure to help with the COVID-19 response.
The current six-year-old electronic health records system has presented problems that...