Michigan hospital implements $10M Cerner EHR: 4 things to know 

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital deployed a new Cerner EHR across its Manistique, Mich.-based network on Jan. 27.

Four things to know:

1. The U.S. Department of Agriculture granted the hospital $10 million for the new EHR, according to local NBC affiliate WLUC.

2. By switching to Cerner, Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital and its rural health clinic will use the same EHR platform.

3. Schoolcraft Memorial officials chose Cerner to replace its CPSI and eClinicalWorks EHR systems.

4. The hospital will use the Cerner platform for both EHR and billing functions, and patients will have access to the company's online patient portal.

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