MEDITECH EHR Software


 

MEDITECH EHR is an on-premise electronic health record (EHR) system that provides clinical charting for health care professionals at midsized and community hospitals.

Providers can view patient vitals, lab results, medication information, health history, patient notes and diagnostic imaging from this secure, HIPAA-compliant system. MEDITECH EHR is also Meaningful Use Stage 2-certified, and offers features that assist administrators in attesting for government stimulus packages.

The clinical panels feature allows physicians and other caregivers to view current patient activity and group selected pieces of information into a single screen. They can also be customized to suit a physician's specialty, such as dietary or respiratory therapy, so that only relevant information is initially shown.

In an effort to increase interoperability with other systems, MEDITECH provides Continuity of Care Documents (CCDs) that include valuable information about a patient’s visit or hospital stay. These can be printed or transmitted electronically and brought with the patient to future visits or appointments with physicians outside of the system.

 

MEDITECH EHR - Dashboard
 
  • MEDITECH EHR - Dashboard
    Dashboard
  • MEDITECH EHR - Patient record
    Patient record
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 8

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missy from Prompt Care Inc.
Specialty: Family medicine
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2018

May 2018

very archaic program

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

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N/A

I would think after all these years it would be updated by now.

Pros

I dont really have anything good to say about this product. I have used it off and on for 10yrs and I dont think there has been any changes made.

Cons

It is very frustrating to have to use the arrow keys only for navigation, if you mistakenly hit the wrong key you have to start all over again.

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Heather from Lowcountry Psychiatric Associates LLC
Specialty: Multi-specialty
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Love Meditech!!

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support
N/A
Pros

Very user friendly and allows you to navigate and complete work tasks fast and efficiently. I would highly recommend this software!!

Cons

Seldom freezes but not very often and that tends to occur with any software I've ever used. Overall no complaints and love this software

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Leonardo from CareConnext LLC
Specialty: Other specialty
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Easy to use, one software to manage everything

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Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support

Value for Money

Pros

This is a very useful software where you can manage all departments in one full suit. You can enter a lab for a patient, or you van open a work order to get a light bulb swapped. just great.

Cons

Very Expensive, support is very expensive as well, this platform will keep your data hostage if you discontinue support...

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Mary from KRMC
Specialty: Ob Gyn / women's health
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

March 2018

March 2018

When bad software won't die

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Value for Money

I have worked with numerous other EHR's and Meditech is by far the worst.

Cons

Seriously after 2 years I am have yet to discover any advantage to using this software, even after our hospital rolled out the newest version of Meditech 6.15.No functionality of the system, you have to hunt for the critical information you need, the software is not intuitive for example if you scan a medication that the patient has a documented allergy to the program doesn't pop up a text box or an alert. My biggest complaint is that it does not appear that Meditech consulted with clinicians when building the documentation software. It is extremely troubling and in our litigious society I am not sure how they justify the lack of descriptors.

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Caitlyn from SoulShine Yoga
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

January 2018

January 2018

Great for Clinical AND B/AR users; redundant if you only use one or the other

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Functionality

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N/A
Pros

I love that it combines billing (front and back end) AND clinical documentation. It makes billing and coding, compliance audits and claims review SO much easier than other software.

Cons

Since Epic came out, Meditech lacks a lot of features, like insurance verification, faxing charts, etc. Meditech also forces all processes to be entered repetitively, and for those who are strictly clinical or strictly b/ar, it seems tedious.

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Angela from CHRISTUS Health
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

December 2017

December 2017

Meditech EHR

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support

Value for Money

Pros

I have used Meditech in 2 hospital systems. I am very used to it's menus and how to navigate. The labels are very user-friendly for healthcare

Cons

I would really like to be able to use more of the custom fields; the documentation is difficult to understand.

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Luke from Medical Clinic
Specialty: Multi-specialty
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2017

December 2017

Dr from avera yankton sd

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Customer Support

Value for Money

Cons

Very dangerous product. No support. Meditech 6.1 is an on going experiment on pts and Drs. I'll need to brief up my malpractice coverage.

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Ashley from HCA
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

October 2017

October 2017

Somewhat User Friendly

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Customer Support

Value for Money

Overrall decent EHR.

Pros

It seems to have a web interactive feel, and is somewhat user friendly. Customer service is helpful.

Cons

The data on the screens could flow a little better for ease on the eyes. Integration is a little complex as well.

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Martin from Firelands Regional Medical Center
Specialty: Gastroenterology
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

October 2017

October 2017

Poorly built and designed

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Customer Support

Value for Money

Pros

The widgets on the opening screen are customizable which makes reviewing patient data fairly easy. ..

Cons

Very clunky, many extra steps and clicks needed.
Meditech has not been responsive to suggestions for improvement.
Would not buy this system!

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Jordan from HCA
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

October 2017

October 2017

Has potential

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support

Value for Money

Pros

Purchased prior to my arrival of job. Looking forward to the newest update of Meditech 6.16 when it arrives.

Cons

Worklist are not customization or prioritizing patients. And does not allow a hard stop if needed.

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Justin from Community Hospital
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

August 2017

August 2017

Do not buy

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support

Value for Money

If your hospital is considering this product I strongly warn against it.

Pros

There is very little to appreciate in this system. I really can't find any positive aspects of this software. Common sense and user experience was not a top priority while this system was being constructed.

Cons

The product is very poorly built from the unpinnings to the user interface. The system has bugs that cause it to stop working with no warning. It has way to many clicks and scrolls. It is a hindrance to patient care.

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shelly from Acute Nursing Care Llc
Specialty: Emergency medicine
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

August 2017

August 2017

Difficult to use

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support
N/A

I am not a fan and the reports were long and wasted paper.

Pros

I believe it is customisable and may be good for smaller hospitals. The company trained the hospital staff

Cons

I used it in an er setting and hated it. It would not let you move on with a triage until all area are addressed. I felt it jeopardized my patients health on my very sick patients. I heard some of the same complaints from other floors.

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Andrea from Frankfort Regional Medical Center
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Great product.

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Customer Support

Value for Money

Great product overall and get compliments that it's better than some othe EHR competitors.

Pros

Easy to use and user friendly. Very competitive application. We are able to customize too which makes it more adaptable to our workflow.

Cons

Updates seem to cause issues for some time. We find several bugs after each update but that comes with the territory.

 
 

missy from Prompt Care Inc.
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

June 2017

June 2017

very old school program

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support
N/A
Pros

It didn't take long to learn the program, it's pretty simple. It is straight forward and gets the job done

Cons

It seems archaic, could use some updates. a lot of screens to go through to get to what you need. didn't like using the arrow keys so much.

 
 

Andrea from Hand in Hand Hospice
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Meditech

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support
N/A
Value for Money

Pros

Allows for thorough compliant documentation. We are in the process of upgrading our current system to the newer Meditech version.

Cons

Current version is outdated. Would recommend upgrading if you already have Meditech. Staff are easy to work with!

 
 

Michele from The Brien Center
Specialty: Hospital
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Meditech Magic vs Client Server

Ease-of-use

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Customer Support

Value for Money

I have used both Magic and Client Server and find the latter much more intuitive. Meditech Magic looks like a bare bones version of Client Server. I worked in the IT department at the Magic hospital, and the report writer was able to create new reports very easily on the fly. The hospital was constantly changing various screens since it was so easy to do (not necessarily a good thing). I was an end-user at the Client Server hospital so I don't have the same level of knowledge of the IT side. Customer support seemed fair at both locations.

Pros

Meditech Magic is easier to build onsite and report options are good; Client Server is more user friendly and visually appealing.

Cons

Meditech Magic screens are more difficult to understand and navigate; client server can be overhwhelming in terms of the number of tabs and amount of information on the screen.

 
 

Charles from Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellfontaine, OH
Specialty: Emergency medicine

September 2016

September 2016

Cumbersome, slow, unintuitive, dysfunctional

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Customer Support

Value for Money

Likes Best

Nothing. According to our administration, the system cost millions of dollars for our small community hospital. Yet our IT dept. had to build the system. I was very involved in this process. But there are many inherent limitations of this software. The company did send there people to our hospital for support, they were good, but they frequently said 'it can't do this' or 'it can't do that' when asked why/what can be done to streamline or expand any specific screen or template for any given item.

Likes Least

It is inherently slow. It takes many clicks to accomplish a single step. We have a very good IT dept. and we built the software customized to our hospital. But the system is inherently dysfunctional. There area many examples including very limited number of characters that can be entered by free text in there small box space, then it may unexpectedly delete any of this info. The med reconciliation is cumbersome and inflexible, looking up old records is slow and difficult, and the whole system in unintuitive. We were forced to use the system in my department, but some staff Dr's refused to use it. I used this software at 2 different hospitals and both were bad. There was universal agreement of our med staff that even after a couple of yrs of it being in place, nobody liked it.

Recommendations

Talk to multiple experienced users before choosing. Administrators should not be the ones to choose as they don't have to use it. They may like this one b/c it is easy for them to look up the things they are interested in but from a medical perspective, it is lousy.

 
 

Bruce from DCMH
Specialty: Pulmonology

March 2015

March 2015

Meditech review

Ease-of-use

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Customer Support

Likes Best

EMR system eliminates paper charting through checkoff boxes and has companion pharmacy module.

Likes Least

Poor templates, not enough freehand charting, cannot acknowledge more than one med at a time.

Recommendations

Go to a hospital that is using this program and see if they will let you take the time to examine their templates to see if they cover everything you need in a program.

 
 

Donald from Forks Community Hospital
Specialty: Multi-specialty

March 2015

March 2015

Run-of-The-Mill Electronic Health Record Database

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Product Quality

Customer Support

Likes Best

Relatively easy to use, but somewhat primitive in design, which makes it easy to navigate. Also, the ability to purchase modules to upgrade as needs arise.

Likes Least

Inability to produce a professional looking medical document (jumbled mess with no ability to format or set margins easily).

Recommendations

Buy EPIC instead of Meditech if you want advanced features, high-design GUI, smooth integration of transcribed documents and the ability to have the software tailored to meet specific needs.

 
 

Scott from SEMC
Specialty: Radiology / imaging

February 2015

February 2015

Worst EMR ever

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Customer Support

Likes Best

This is the most cumbersome EMR i have ever used. It takes far too many clicks to accomplish anything. Four screens to simply find a patient is pathetic. Data is poorly organized and not easily displayed.

Likes Least

The entire product needs to be overhauled. It is cumbersome, unintuitive and poorly designed.

Recommendations

Comments from end users. Doctors that actually use the product should evaluate it in actual practice.

 
 
 
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