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medical care at jail – A new Telemedicine system, part of an innovative contract between St. Martin Parish and St. Martin Hospital to take over medical care for inmates at the Correctional Center in St. Martinville was demonstrated for the media on Monday, Nov. 4. Here, the Correctional Center nurse conducts a demonstration as Hospital CEO Karen Wyble explains the system and procedures to Parish President Chester Cedars (right). (Karl Jeter)

New medical care plan for SMP jail

Four months after a new medical care system for St. Martin Correctional Center began operation, Parish President Chester Cedars says all signs indicate the change was a good move. At a demonstration of the new system’s Telemedicine feature Monday, Cedars said, “This is working out even better than we anticipated.

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