At Citizens Memorial, the key to bringing independent practices into the system has been flexibility, says CIO Denni McColm, who says the decision to “meet physicians where they want to be met” has paid dividends.
The Two Sides Of Meditech 6.0
Meditech 6.0 has received varying reviews. Why are some users so much more satisfied than others? Imagine for a moment that you are a fly on the wall listening to a conversation between two healthcare executives. The conversation proceeds as follows: CIO: We recently implemented a great EMR system across our hospitals. It has been […]
Community Hospitals Think Other EMR Grass May Be Greener
One fifth of all community hospitals currently using EMRs plan to switch products within the next couple of years, despite fast-approaching Meaningful Use deadlines, according to a new report by KLAS, Community Hospital EMRs Maturing for Meaningful Use. “McKesson and Meditech C/S clients are most confident that their vendors will get them to Stage 1 of MU by 2013,” commented Paul Pitcher, KLAS research director and author of the report.