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Functionality and Upgrades

The system is not living up to the hype. We are getting new things that are coming out. The updates...

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Interfacing and Integration

There are a number of agencies we have to share data with. We have to do EMPI and patient matching....

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Functionality and Upgrades

MEDITECH certainly has some catching up to do. There are a lot of legacy products and things they...

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Service and Support

In terms of proactivity, it is hard for MEDITECH’s project managers to spot problem and trends...

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Relationship

The executive involvement from MEDITECH is strong. There are some good executives there. I have...

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ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

Hospitals hate spending money, but overall, there is good value in what MEDITECH provides. We can...

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Lessons Learned

Given the environment that we have today and the vendor's people have to choose from, I would...

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Implementation and Training

MEDITECH has supported us pretty well and has gotten us to where we expected to be. Implementing...

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ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

COVID-19 showed us that we were able to introduce new order sets with MEDITECH's software along with...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

MEDITECH is good to work with. From a process perspective, some of their tools need to be updated,...

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Manager

Service and Support

For the most part, MEDITECH works well for us. Their people can be hit and miss. For all the...

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Manager

Future Outlook

I hope my satisfaction with MEDITECH doesn‘t go down. It would be hard for us to get even higher...

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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

The architecture of many vendors' systems is antiquated. Vendors are trying to control the entire...

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Manager

Lessons Learned

With any enterprise software, there is what I call the "good enough" bar. At the end of the day,...

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Relationship

MEDITECH keeps their promises to the extent that any vendor does. There is always a bit of the...

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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

There are a few things MEDITECH could have charged us for and didn't. They are pretty clear where...

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Manager

Implementation and Training

The training from MEDITECH was a bit of a mixed bag. Some of it was really good, and in other cases,...

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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

The implementation was smoother than other implementations I have done. We had the benefit of years...

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CIO

Service and Support

The regular MEDITECH protocol is that at a certain point after the go-live, the implementation team...

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CIO

Implementation and Training

I would pick MEDITECH again if only for the continuity during the data conversion process. But there...

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CIO

Lessons Learned

During an implementation, it is really important to identify the business requirements and...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

Overall, our experience with MEDITECH is going well. They are willing to have regular meetings with...

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CIO

Relationship

MEDITECH is responsive to changes. Like all vendors, they have their queues for requests that come...

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Future Outlook

Our organization has made a significant commitment to be on MEDITECH's platform. We definitely want...

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CIO

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

MEDITECH doesn't nickel-and-dime. For example, we thought we needed something from another vendor...

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CIO

Interfacing and Integration

MEDITECH supports interoperability. They use all the regular standards. They have verification...

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CIO

Relationship

MEDITECH's support people are pretty responsive. They follow up. There is a significant volume that...

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CIO

Service and Support

When COVID-19 hit, we got emails from MEDITECH about what they were doing around virtual care. The...

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CIO

Lessons Learned

Epic, Cerner, and MEDITECH all have good systems, and I have had good experiences with all three...

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CIO

Implementation and Training

MEDITECH's training was excellent. They were really capable. Our staff members went to MEDITECH's...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

The system is working well. MEDITECH didn't oversell. Every vendor does oversell, and some of that...

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CIO

Relationship

Despite the significant volumes that MEDITECH has, we have found that when we have a critical issue,...

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CIO

Technology

We are always waiting or advocating for functionality changes that maybe have some place on...

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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

Each hospital has to look at their specific needs. I get the sense that MEDITECH's market share is...

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CEO/President

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We have groups in our region who work with different EMR vendors, and from what we can see, there...

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CEO/President

Functionality and Upgrades

When we are making big changes, MEDITECH needs to be a bit more sensitive to what the operational...

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CEO/President

Technology

In terms of the way MEDITECH’s new application works, it is where it needs to be. I wish they would...

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CEO/President

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

In the past, we ran one of MEDITECH’s older systems, and it wasn’t elegant, but it was quite stable....

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CEO/President

Other Observations & Comments

MEDITECH keeps their promises to me, but when they tell me they are going to change the application...

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CEO/President

Other Observations & Comments

My satisfaction with MEDITECH should stay the same over the next 12 months, and it is already pretty...

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CEO/President

Technology

There has been a paradigm shift with MEDITECH. They used to just waltz in and assume they were going...

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CIO

Implementation and Training

An EMR implementation is always complicated. The process was hard for our departments mostly because...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

The difference between our old system and our new system is like night and day. Our last system was...

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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

We have very good communication with other MEDITECH hospitals in our area. We usually share...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

MEDITECH doesn't charge for updates to the Expanse platform. We are applying a few more updates,...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

I don't think the Expanse platform will get to the level of digital maturity that I want within my...

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Director

Implementation and Training

COVID-19 has made our MEDITECH implementation challenging. The Expanse platform isn't just an...

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Director

Implementation and Training

One of the biggest challenges is that MEDITECH's software is US based, so there are some unique...

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Director

Interfacing and Integration

With the Expanse platform, there are some modules that are still written on the old code, so the...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

MEDITECH has done well during COVID-19, but there is a lot of confusion about simple functionality....

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Director

Interfacing and Integration

I don't know whether our executive really looked at what other products could bring to the table....

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

The modules that haven't been rewritten need a lot of attention. Some versions are fundamentally the...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

A hospital I previously worked in had all kinds of stability issues with MEDITECH, but the problems...

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CIO

Relationship

I know the MEDITECH folks really well, so I get fantastic executive involvement. But that is all...

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CIO

Future Outlook

I hope we stay at the high end of things in a year. Obviously, everything has to do with our...

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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

With implementations, the outside factors and local support and structure matter. It is easy to...

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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

Every time we get training on a new system, we start building things. But there are always those...

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CIO

Implementation and Training

MEDITECH was flexible within reason when they were working with us. We were originally supposed to...

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CIO

Implementation and Training

We realized that we were not going to be ready to start training people when we wanted to. We needed...

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CIO

Implementation and Training

MEDITECH was pretty good about letting us work through our issues when we needed to. But at some...

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CIO

Implementation and Training

MEDITECH's broad guidance was good, but with a multi-facility platform, the devil is in the details....

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CIO

Relationship

We have talked to a lot of other MEDITECH customers. We aren't trail blazing here. There are a lot...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

Even though Expanse Acute Care EMR has had significant architectural changes, especially with moving...

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CIO

Service and Support

MEDITECH has kept all of their promises to us in the last few months, though it is a little early to...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

The vendor is releasing new technology faster than we can take it right now. We are supposed to be...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

I would highly recommend this product to other hospitals in our region. I would buy this product...

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CIO

Service and Support

The vendor's support is inconsistent. We have had to rely on escalation too often. That is the one...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

We are coming from an older version of the product, which was as lean and cheap as we could get in...

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CIO

Relationship

The vendor is pretty good at being proactive. The vendor has a lot of executives. These executives...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

MEDITECH is different than other vendors. Part of the problem is a lot of the hospitals have...

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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

In terms of pure functionality, MEDITECH does well. With pricing, they do well. A lot of decisions...

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CIO

Service and Support

The difference with MEDITECH is that there is a lot of local ownership in the development of the...

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CIO

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

The vendor does avoid those unexpected additional costs. The vendor is pretty predictable. We know...

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CIO

Interfacing and Integration

Integration is great, but we have to be very engaged to understand our options. Picking a random...

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CIO

Technology

I am quite impressed with the web versions; our clinicians love them. The embedded voice recognition...

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Director

Service and Support

Honestly, I don't like much about working with Meditech. While the system does offer quite a bit to...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

When we upgraded the system to 6.1, we thought that we were on Expanse Acute Care EMR. Then,...

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Director

Service and Support

We would like MEDITECH to keep their customers in mind. They need to build their support team's...

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Director

Future Outlook

We will be staying with the product purely because of how much it would cost us to replace it.

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Director

Lessons Learned

MEDITECH has included custom charges as we have deployed Expanse Acute Care EMR.

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The quality of the vendor's upgrades is bumpy, with hidden bugs leading to unknown issues nearly...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Clinical information remains siloed between MEDITECH's physician care manager and patient care...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

MEDITECH's solutions for their patient portal and virtual care are only in English and Spanish....

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