MEDITECH: Physician Team Confessionals

Want to get to know the members of MEDITECH’s Physician Consultant Team? Here is some commentary from MEDITECH Physician Consultants Steven Jones, MD, Bryan Bagdasian, MD, and K. Nadeem Ahmed, MD on how they feel the healthcare industry has changed over the past 20 years. 

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MEDITECH 6.x Hits the Mark for Physicians at Southern Regional Medical Center

It wasn’t long ago that Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC), a full-service hospital in Riverdale, GA, went LIVE with MEDITECH’s 6.x software as an early adopter. But according to Chief Medical Officer Willie Cochran, MD, they’re already getting great results.

The facility saw its VTE prophylaxsis measure score steadily improve after their . . . → Read More: MEDITECH 6.x Hits the Mark for Physicians at Southern Regional Medical Center

Jeffrey Ferranti, MD, CIO & VP for Medical Informatics, Duke Medicine, Chapter 2

For most organizations, having a CIO with a background as a clinician and a passion for research would be viewed as a plus; at Duke Medicine, however, it’s practically a necessity. Not only did Jeffrey Ferranti meet those criteria, but as the CMIO, he knew the organization well and was prepared to guide it through . . . → Read More: Jeffrey Ferranti, MD, CIO & VP for Medical Informatics, Duke Medicine, Chapter 2

MEDITECH: A Shining Moment

MEDITECH Physician Informaticist Steven Jones, MD, shares the value of an EHR over paper records, especially during a time of crisis.

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healthsystemCIO.com: Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 2

It was early in his career that Marc Chasin learned a critical lesson in change management. While deploying an EHR system into his practice, he had trouble getting buy-in from one of the partners — his father. From that experience, “I learned how to engaged stakeholders appropriately,” said Chasin, who is applying those lessons at . . . → Read More: healthsystemCIO.com: Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 2

healthsystemCIO.com: Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 1

It was early in his career that Marc Chasin learned a critical lesson in change management. While deploying an EHR system into his practice, he had trouble getting buy-in from one of the partners — his father. From that experience, “I learned how to engaged stakeholders appropriately,” said Chasin, who is applying those lessons at . . . → Read More: healthsystemCIO.com: Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 1

MEDITECH: Our Shared Goal

Steven Jones, MD, MEDITECH Physician Informaticist, shares the benefits of Meaningful Use during a roundtable discussion.

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MEDITECH: Voice of Experience

See how Larry Spector, MD is lending his 30 years of expertise as an ED physician to MEDITECH’s initiatives.

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MEDITECH: 5 Steps to Stage 7

For an admittedly small healthcare facility, St. Thomas More Hospital (Canon City, CO) is living large. The 55-bed not-for-profit facility is not only serving residents in rural Fremont county–but is also an exclusive provider for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, providing care for inmates in four different locations. They were recently designated a Sole Community . . . → Read More: MEDITECH: 5 Steps to Stage 7

MEDITECH: Jack of All Trades

See how Brian Yeaman, MD is lending his expertise as a family physician to our interoperability and implementation initiatives.

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