healthsystemCIO.com: Contemplating Stage 7, Part 2: Beyond Just Achieving Benchmarks

The real challenge for many organizations will be whether Stage 7 can realistically be achieved with your existing vendors. If you are using a single-vendor approach, like many Epic, Meditech, or Cerner hospitals are, the data elements that need to flow between modules or department clinical applications already exist. The need to use BMV in . . . → Read More: healthsystemCIO.com: Contemplating Stage 7, Part 2: Beyond Just Achieving Benchmarks

MEDITECH: Spur of the Moment

See how this MEDITECH nurse’s experience in the ED shaped her new role.

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healthsystemCIO.com: Jake Dorst, CIO, Meritus Health, Chapter 2

When Jake Dorst started as CIO at Meritus Health in late 2011, he came in with a pocketful of ideas. But he was soon hit with a reality check — a three-year wait for the Meditech upgrade that would hinder the process of attesting to stage 2. That simply wouldn’t do, so he and his . . . → Read More: healthsystemCIO.com: Jake Dorst, CIO, Meritus Health, Chapter 2

MEDITECH: Perfect Score

Hi-Desert Medical Center’s team of independent ED physicians reaches 100-percent utilization of CPOE and PDOC.

When it comes to securing physician buy-in, Hi-Desert Medical Center (Joshua Tree, CA) gets a perfect score.

Back in 2011, the facility’s Emergency Department went LIVE with MEDITECH’s Emergency Department Management to complement the rest of their MAGIC 5.64 . . . → Read More: MEDITECH: Perfect Score

Q&A: Challenges, benefits of implementing single sign-on in hospitals

Meraz Nasir, director of technology services at Pompton Plains, N.J.-based Chilton Hospital, discussed how his hospital went about implementing single sign-on technology. In this Q&A, he covers why his organization decided to implement single sign-on, how the implementation went, and shares some of the lessons he learned throughout the process.

When did your organization make . . . → Read More: Q&A: Challenges, benefits of implementing single sign-on in hospitals

MUSE: 2013 Hospital Site Visit

DOCTORS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL PRESENTS: Challenges and Triumphs in 6.x May 28, 1 pm – 5 pm Registration fee $40 Doctors Community Hospital has been a MEDITECH site since 1994, first on the Magic platform and, since December of 2011, using 6.05. Prior to the 6.0 conversion, the hospital had been running a third-party vendor’s’ EMR/CPOE in . . . → Read More: MUSE: 2013 Hospital Site Visit

MEDITECH: Stats Don’t Lie

THE ‘FAX’ SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

Halifax Health’s implementation of eMAR and BV results in impressive numbers.

Halifax Health (Daytona, FL) is still flush with excitement over the tremendous results from their Emergency Department’s implementation of MEDITECH’s electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR) and Bedside Verification (BV) solutions.

Boasting 89,000 square feet of modern space and . . . → Read More: MEDITECH: Stats Don’t Lie

MEDITECH’s Physician Corner: Doctor’s Orders

In our last post, Dr. Morgenstern talked about the development of all clinical content, a portion of which is order sets. To read some additional thoughts on creating order sets, specifically for the emergency department, read Dr. Whitling’s blog: Part 1. Less is More Part 2. Make it Match Your Workflow

Do you have experience . . . → Read More: MEDITECH’s Physician Corner: Doctor’s Orders

MEDITECH: Utilization Inflation

HIGHLANDS MEDICAL CENTER GIVES 100%

Staff dedication results in an impressive CPOE utilization rate in the ED.

Just a few months after going LIVE with MEDITECH’s CPOE in their Emergency Department, Highlands Medical Center (Scottsboro, AL) is pleased to report 100% physician utilization.

“Our mission to improve patient safety is really what inspired us to . . . → Read More: MEDITECH: Utilization Inflation

healthsystemCIO.com: Mike Rozmus, CIO, Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 1

The idea of being acquired by a health system — especially one as large as Sentara Health — can be daunting for a CIO. But Mike Rozmus viewed it as an opportunity to work closely with Sentara CIO Bert Reece and to try to emulate some of the success the 11-hospital organization has had in . . . → Read More: healthsystemCIO.com: Mike Rozmus, CIO, Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 1