Regulatory News

MEDITECH Receives Canada Health Infoway Certification

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MEDITECH’s 6.x and Client/Server Electronic Health Record platforms, as well as its Patient and Consumer Health Portal, have completed the Canada Health Infoway’s certification process. 

 


MEDITECH to Deploy CommonWell Interoperability Services in 2018

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MEDITECH plans to offer CommonWell interoperability services in early 2018, enabling healthcare organizations to exchange patient information seamlessly for improved patient care and quality outcomes.

 


MEDITECH Ranks #2 Among Top 20 Certified Health IT Vendors

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MEDITECH ranks second among HealthData Management’s list of the top 20 IT application vendors to supply certified technology to acute care hospitals in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program.


MEDITECH Hospitals Receive 5 Stars from CMS

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20 MEDITECH customers recently received a Five Star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).


ONC Reports “Nearly Universal” EHR Adoption

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A recent survey conducted by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) reports that almost all U.S hospitals are now using EHR technology.


MEDITECH is Raising the Bar for EHR Expectations

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Health Data Management reports, that in spite of the passage of the HITECH Act in 2009 and the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology (ONC) setting rules for meaningful use of technology — the health IT industry is still struggling with ease of usability, clinician productivity and unrealized financial benefits.


Parrish Medical Center Receives Integrated Care Certification from Joint Commission

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Parrish Medical Center (Titusville, FL) was recently awarded an “Integrated Care Certification” from the Joint Commission. The designation is given to healthcare organizations that have successfully improved outcomes through enhanced integration and the coordination of patient care.


U.S. News & World Report Discusses the Current State of Paperless Systems

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A recent article published by U.S. News & World Report discusses the ongoing transition in healthcare IT to paperless systems. Helen Waters, vice president of sales and marketing at MEDITECH, and Randy McCleese, CIO of St. Claire Regional Medical Center (Morehead, KY) commented on the challenges.


FDA Examines How Social Media Could Make Medications Safer

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now investigating possible uses for social media in assessing product safety.


Meaningful Use Stage 3 Final Rule and Interoperability Roadmap Released

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Two key rulings were announced this week by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).


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