South Georgia Medical Center to Digitize Records

By: Gabrielle Sarann Email
By: Gabrielle Sarann Email
Soon, medical records at south Georgia

doctor is measuring the pulse of her patient

Renovations are underway on three floors of South Georgia Medical Center's west tower.

Construction crews are retrofitting nursing stations for Electronic Medical Records (EMS) to transition the hospital from paper to computerized filing.

The north and south towers will soon undergo the same changes.

South Georgia Medical Center serves 15 counties and over 300,000 people


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  • by Sukit Location: Valdosta, GA. on Mar 24, 2011 at 05:44 PM
    Nurses have been using electronic documentation for a fairly long time at SGMC. Unless this is focusing on backing up data or enlarging the hospitals critical care areas, then this is not recent news.
  • by terry Location: ga on Mar 24, 2011 at 04:54 PM
    maby they can get the bills right now. you go to be treated they charge you some outragious price. then when you pay the bill they refund your insurance ripoff cut.
  • by bubba Location: south madison on Mar 24, 2011 at 04:02 PM
    MADISON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL just had to take a one million dollar bail out from the county and they just spent one and one half million dollars to computerize their records. We are grateful to have a real hospital with real doctors just over the border
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