PMC launches new electronic records system

The Petersburg Medical Center has spent the last two weeks implementing a new electronic health records system, with the goal of increased security of patient records and improved usability.

Cerner—the company which after the hospital board’s request for proposals in December 2020 was awarded a $1.3 million contract which was paid for by a state grant—sent technicians to Petersburg last week to help install the software and train staff on the new system.

PMC was drawn to use Cerner as it is one of the two largest healthcare software providers and has a system called CommunityWorks which is cat...


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