Grant Memorial Hospital Selects HMS for Full Suite of Certified Products

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grant Memorial Hospital has selected Healthcare Management Systems Inc. (HMS) to provide a full suite of integrated clinical and financial applications for the 45-bed hospital in Petersburg, W.V. Having evaluated a number of systems, Grant was impressed with HMS’ ability to address its patient-care needs as a small community hospital.

“The HMS team was committed from our first meeting to ensuring that we would be obtaining an integrated system that would be compliant with the new standards set by the government,” said Mary Beth Barr, chief executive officer of Grant Memorial Hospital. “Our own research and reference checks validated our assessment that HMS would deliver what it promised. We look forward to the implementation of HMS in our facility and to the growth of a solid working relationship.”

HMS products are implemented in nearly 700 community hospitals and specialty-care facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico. The entire spectrum of HMS’ electronic health record (EHR) products for inpatient services, emergency departments and physician practices has been tested and certified to meet the meaningful use criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

“The leadership team at Grant Memorial had key questions about implementing and adopting this technology in a hospital of its size that we have nearly three decades of experience in answering,” said Tom Stephenson, president and chief executive officer of HMS. “We have been and continue to be committed to making Grant’s implementation and use of our applications successful.”

About HMS

Healthcare Management Systems Inc. (HMS) is a Nashville-based healthcare company that develops, sells and supports integrated clinical and financial hospital information systems and services designed to increase efficiency while improving patient safety. The HMS EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by Drummond Group, an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Founded in 1984, HMS currently serves nearly 700 community hospitals; behavioral, rehabilitation and long-term acute-care facilities; and multi-entity healthcare organizations nationwide. For more information, please visit


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