Success Story
Release No.STELPRD4008995
COMMUNITY MEMORIAL UPGRADES COMPUTER CAPABILITIES AND SOFTWARE-COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC.-SYRACUSE, NEBRASKA
, Mar 16, 2011 --

Outline Of Need: Community Memorial Hospital, Inc. in Syracuse, NE needed to upgrade their computer and medical record keeping.

How Rural Development Helped: USDA Rural Development made a loan totaling $726,000 to Community Memorial Hospital, Inc.

The Results: Community Memorial Hospital, Inc. has worked hard over the years to continually improve their hospital and services provided to the community. The upgrade to the computers and software allows the new medical record keeping software to be used at the hospital to help in the billing department with the Medicaid/Medicare.

The technology also enhances the delivery of information between the hospital and adjoining clinic. The hospital not only has greatly improved their financial reporting capabilities, but also their electronic patient medical records. This capability greatly assists the hospital in their continual quest to improve quality health care for their patients. The electronic medical records enhance the timeliness and accuracy of care.

March 2011