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CCMSD hopes record system switch will increase efficiency

No longer willing to struggle with an electronic medical records (EMR) system that Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) employees have precious little liking for, the district has undertaken an extensive vetting process to replace it.

It’s all in the name of patient safety and efficiency, according to Wesley Davis, DNP, who led the EMR selection steering committee.

Davis gave a presentation to the board of trustees last week after a ten-month process during which the committee was able to whittle its options down to a single finalist: Cerner.

It was a six-step process, he said.

“We i...