Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services taps Cerner for $33M contract

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services selected Cerner for a 10-year, $33 million contract, the Wisconsin State Journal reports.

Under the contract, Cerner will provide EHR services to seven healthcare and mental health treatment facilities in the state. The agreement marks the first time state-operated treatment centers will use a single EHR system.

"This is an investment in more coordinated, efficient services," DHS Secretary Linda Seemeyer told the Wisconsin State Journal. "This system is designed to enhance the health and safety of patients and residents and improve staff productivity."

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