Photo by Pat Sunderland
Emergency room nurses Linda Johnson-Rubick, Jessica Bates and Gail Gartman practice entering data in the electronic medical records system. Nurses have been going through intense training with the Meditech system for the past four weeks.
Apprehension and excitement are building at Delta County Memorial Hospital, as close to 425 physicians, nurses, lab workers and admissions/billing employees prepare to convert to electronic medical records.
The move, explains acting administrator Jason Cleckler, affects pretty much every employee and every department at Delta County Memorial Hospital.