Month: April 2022

 Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics announces new Electronic Health Records system

Audubon County – Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is excited to announce the implementation of a new Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system to Epic, the most widely-used and comprehensive health record in the country. “Epic is the gold standard in electronic medical records designed to transform how we collect, store, and manage clinical information; improve patient safety; and enhance communication between healthcare providers,” said ACMH CEO, Suzanne Cooner.

April is Autism Awareness Month

Did you know that the Autism spectrum disorder now affects 1 in 68 children?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also states that boys are nearly 5 times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with ASD. Autism spectrum disorder is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the United States. ASD is more common than childhood cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. Many children go undiagnosed or get the wrong diagnosis and may go untreated.

Second Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Now Recommended

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending a second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine for individuals 50 years of age and older at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.