MEDITECH’s EHR Alerts Clinicians to Possible Sepsis

A new white paper explains how MEDITECH’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) provides healthcare organizations with an “early warning detection system” that recognizes at-risk patients for sepsis and alerts the care team.

Sepsis contributes to nearly one in two hospital deaths, according to research recently published in JAMA. But, with MEDITECH’s Electronic Health Record (EHR), . . . → Read More: MEDITECH’s EHR Alerts Clinicians to Possible Sepsis

MEDITECH: Physicians Advance Care with 6.1

Stacey Johnston, MD, Beaufort Memorial Hospital, explains how MEDITECH’s EHR streamlines physicians’ workflow.

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Highlights from MEDITECH’s 2014 Physician Forum

Weren’t able to make this year’s Physician Forum? Check out the highlights from our customers and presenters.

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MUSE Webinar: Clinical IT Leadership and Governance

September 24, 2014 at 2pm Eastern Cost: $100

In order to make the best possible decisions, healthcare organizations need the involvement of healthcare clinicians. Over the course of the last two years SwedishAmerican Hospital has created a leadership and governance structure whose two goals are:

1. Decisions regarding clinical IT will be based upon the . . . → Read More: MUSE Webinar: Clinical IT Leadership and Governance

Supporting Low Frequency Users of Computerized Patient Order Entry (CPOE)

September 11, 2014 at 2pm Eastern Cost: $100 Consultants and physicians affiliated with multiple hospital systems infrequently generate patient orders at any single facility. With the advent of Computerized Patient Order Entry (CPOE), these physicians must commit to memory the navigation of multiple CPOE software modules, and may resist adoption. Continuing use of paper orders . . . → Read More: Supporting Low Frequency Users of Computerized Patient Order Entry (CPOE)

MEDITECH: Safe and Sound

Jennifer McKay, MD, MS, discusses the science of patient safety.

Jennifer McKay, MD, MS, believes patient safety isn’t just about training and practice, it’s a science. See how she’s using her experience as a Medical Information Officer to help MEDITECH engineer reliability.

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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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