HITN: Another West Virginia hospital gets Open Source EHR

Health IT News has an article Re: ‘Lakin Hospital, a long-term nursing facility operated by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, has adopted an open source electronic health record.

The implementation is part of an ongoing project that will unite all of West Virginia’s state-run healthcare facilities through a contiguous electronic repository of patient information. The Medsphere Systems Corp., based in Aliso Viejo, Calif. , won a contract to install its OpenVista EHR at Lakin Hospital. The facility, located in the northwest part of the state, provides geriatric care to West Virginia residents with long-term behavioral or developmental needs…’

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