Essay about Mercy Gilbert Medical Center ( Mgmc )

701 Words Aug 20th, 2014 3 Pages
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center (MGMC) in Gilbert, Arizona is the focus facility of this interview summary. An interview was requested from a “Clinical Architect” from MGMC and the focus was on the newly implemented charting system and all that went along in that process. Some points of discussion were on software issues, security problems, interoperability dilemmas, and government regulations.
Background
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center opened in 2006 and houses 198 beds complete with an Emergency Room and a Level II Labor and Delivery. It also specializes in,”...a complete range of care back by the depth of expertise of heart, neurology, orthopedics, and surgery services ("Emergency Services," n.d., p. 1). MGMC also holds several substantial awards. It carries the No. 1 Healing Hospital in the Nation, the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence in 2013, and is one of the Best Places to Work in the Valley ("History," n.d.).
Debbie Brooks RN is the interviewee for this summary. She is an Alumni of Grand Canyon University with her Master’s in the Science of Nursing with an emphasis in Health Care Informatics. At MGMC, she is the Clinical Architect for the Cerner system. This title enables her to tailor the system to the needs and wants of the staff along with the knowledge to troubleshoot. She started her nursing career in labor and delivery as a staff nurse and worked her way thru school and her job gradually evolved into running the documentation systems in two…

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