Physician News

The High Cost of Sepsis

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New research from UCLA reveals hospital readmissions for sepsis are just as common as for myocardial infarction (MI) and congestive heart failure (CHF). 


Ideas for Personalizing Your Patient Portal

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Check out a recent H&HN article for some useful tips on how to personalize your organization’s patient portal.


Precision Medicine Celebrates Six-Month Anniversary

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As President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) hits its 6-month milestone today, providers are becoming increasingly aware of how personalized disease treatment and prevention strategies can affect patient health.


Check Out Our Physician Connection

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With our redesigned website, the Physician Connection is now easily accessible via the menu on the right-hand side of the Customer Service Portal. Bookmark this page to have MEDITECH’s physician resources at your fingertips!


Direct Messaging Survey Says...

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The HIMSS 2015 HIE and Direct Messaging Survey results indicate Direct is the preferred method of data exchange for 67 percent of respondents. 


Milford Regional Medical Center Closer to Being Paperless with MEDITECH

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Milford Regional Medical Center (Milford, MA) is another step closer to being completely paperless with their MEDITECH EHR. The 145-bed, nonprofit hospital was recently recognized as being a Stage 6 hospital on the EMR Adoption Model by HIMSS Analytics.


Interoperable EHRs Like MEDITECH Save You Money

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Did you know healthcare costs could be reduced by as much as $30 billion per year with a properly integrated and interoperable EHR? That’s just one of the facts from a recent article by Becker's Hospital Review.


AMA Endorses EHR Training in Med School Curriculum

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The American Medical Association is advocating for hands-on EHR training as part of the medical school curriculum. Through their “Accelerating Change in Medical Education” initiative, the AMA is working with a consortium of medical schools to transform how students are prepared for today’s technologically advanced healthcare environment.

 


MEDITECH and U.S. Surgeon General Align on Population Health

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, who prepared for his term by going on a listening tour of the U.S., plans to use the office to promote a “prevention-based society” in which  institutions—schools, businesses, and places of worship—encourage wellness and individual empowerment.

 


Meet MEDITECH Physician, William Gustin, MD

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Meet MEDITECH Physician Consultant William Gustin, IV, MD, a practicing hospitalist from Southern California. In this video interview, we talk with Dr. Gustin about his role as a MEDITECH Physician Consultant, and how he feels the EHR is transforming both patient care and the patient-physician relationship.


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