Archbold Medical Center Collaborates with Cerner to Enhance Patient Experience

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Archbold Medical Center, serving the communities of South Georgia and North Florida for more than 90 years, and Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN), a global healthcare technology company, are expanding their longtime relationship with new technologies to enhance patient care and communications and the caregiver experience. Their adoption of Cerner Millennium® electronic health record (EHR) across all facilities will help ensure a patient’s latest health information is available no matter which Archbold facility or caregiver they visit. Archbold Medical Center is a four-hospital, three nursing-home health system with 540 patient beds and more than 2,500 clinicians and staff.

“We are excited to continue our partnership with Cerner Corporation,” said Darcy Craven, president and CEO, Archbold. “Archbold’s investment in this upgraded technology will help us continue to deliver high-quality patient care and to remain one of the leading healthcare systems in our region.”

“Our collaboration with Archbold will help them achieve the value integrated clinical systems, patient communications and revenue cycle solutions can bring,” said Steve Colucci, vice president, Revenue Cycle Solutions, Cerner. “They see significant value in our go-forward patient accounting product, Cerner RevElateTM. This will help move Archbold to a full clinically driven revenue cycle so they can improve how their care teams coordinate while giving time back to the office teams to provide better customer service experiences to Archbold’s patients.”

Archbold and its patients also will benefit from Cerner’s big data platform, HealtheIntent®, which aggregates and normalizes disparate data from EHRs, claims and other sources to create a single, comprehensive record for each patient. Cerner technology offers caregivers a complete and near real-time view of a patient’s health history. By connecting this information across all Archbold facilities, caregivers can deliver an optimal patient experience.

About Archbold Medical Center
Archbold Medical Center is a four-hospital, three nursing-home health system with 540 patient beds. We employ more than 2,500 people and boast an outstanding medical staff of nearly 200 qualified physician specialists. Our flagship hospital, John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital, is a 264-bed hospital located in Thomasville, Georgia. Our system hospitals, also in Georgia, are Brooks County Hospital in Quitman, Grady General Hospital in Cairo, and Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla. For over 90 years, Archbold has been synonymous with high-quality, compassionate medical care. Our dedicated staff and exemplary facilities have helped us maintain an excellent reputation. Our facilities are accredited by The Joint Commission.

About Cerner

Cerner's health technologies connect people and information systems at thousands of contracted provider facilities worldwide dedicated to creating smarter and better care for individuals and communities. Recognized globally for innovation, Cerner assists clinicians in making care decisions and assists organizations in managing the health of their populations. The company also offers a connected clinical and financial ecosystem to help manage day-to-day revenue functions, as well as a wide range of services to support clinical, financial and operational needs, focused on people. For more information, visit Cerner.com, Cerner Perspectives, connect on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or join the discussion on Cerner's podcast Perspectives on Health & Tech. Nasdaq: CERN, Healthcare is too important to stay the same.

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