Collaborative Solutions

MEDITECH collaborates with leading vendors to create proven, value-adding, integrated health care solutions for customers. From identity management to core measures reporting, we have incorporated clinical, financial, technical, and operational solutions which provide the highest levels of security, efficiency, and safety for your organization.



ACS MediHealth

As a mobility solution collaborator with MEDITECH,
ACS MediHealth provides a technology foundation for our acute, long-term care, ambulatory and home care customers, supplying both well@home telehealth devices, tablets and other devices, as well as tailored, effective products and services for all other MEDITECH environments.

Health care consulting firm ACS MediHealth is now offering professional services for users of the MEDITECH system. These services are designed to assist MEDITECH clients, not just with adopting new technologies, but also with revising workflows and embracing change management for long-term success.

Dell Services (MEDITECH Solutions Group)

The MEDITECH Solutions Group within Dell is MEDITECH's technology provider for 6.0 server configurations and possesses invaluable knowledge and understanding of MEDITECH's Electronic Health Record (EHR). They have over 25+ years of experience orchestrating successful implementations to help customers achieve the full potential of their MEDITECH information system.

Their strong partnerships with industry technology leaders such as EMC, HP, IBM, Stratus, and BridgeHead allow them the ability to provide customers with comprehensive technology and network consulting services that include the latest hardware, storage, and backup solutions. The MEDITECH Solutions Group also offers a unique MEDITECH VPN for a safe, reliable, managed service and support connection at an affordable rate. They also offer MSite (MEDITECH hosting solution) and JSite (fully managed disaster recovery service).

FileTek
FileTek supplies technologies which enable MEDITECH customers to comply with the National Health Service (NHS) strategy for Electronic Health Records (EHR). FileTek is a data storage and access systems provider which enables health care organizations within both the NHS and private sectors, in the United Kingdom and worldwide, to rapidly access ever-growing volumes of patient historical data.

Park Place International
Park Place International provides technology integration and technical consulting designed to help customers achieve operational sustainability with their MEDITECH Electronic Health Record (EHR). Park Place International applies a long history of productive technical collaboration with MEDITECH in every phase of their business, and is an approved provider of technology solutions for MEDITECH's MAGIC, Client/Server, and 6.0 platforms.

Park Place International's technology integration practice works closely with MEDITECH and partner technology providers including BridgeHead Software, Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Microsoft, and VMware to implement data center technology, virtual desktops, backup/disaster recovery solutions, and open archive solutions. The company also provides MEDITECH customers with technical consulting services for system, network, storage, virtualization, security, and disaster recovery projects. In addition, Park Place International delivers cloud-based solutions architected specifically for MEDITECH: OpSus|Live secure managed hosting, OpSus|Recover disaster recovery services, as well as OpSus|Connect secure MEDITECH VPN support connectivity.

Presidio
Presidio offers MEDITECH's customers a managed VPN service for secure Internet access to MEDITECH hosted applications, and assists in the planning, design, implementation, and ongoing management of the VPN access router.




The MEDITECH system includes many standard clinical content options. Below are the vendors we collaborate with to augment our standard offerings.

EBSCO Publishing
MEDITECH has collaborated with
EBSCO Publishing to provide customers with evidence-based patient education information and patient discharge instructions to ensure ready access to evidence-based, medically accurate information. Discharge instructions from EBSCO's Patient Education Reference Center (PERC) product will be fully integrated into MEDITECH's departure process routines, making it easy for clinicians to provide patients with easy-to-understand information regarding every aspect of their care upon discharge.

ExitCare
ExitCare-an Elsevier Company-is the most integrated, enterprise-wide provider of print, video and interactive solutions for patient education and discharge instructions. With development of thousands of health topics organized by relevant diagnosis and sourced with medication information, the ExitCare product suite is intuitively designed for all care settings and includes multiple languages and various health literacy levels to maximize workflow efficiency, reduce hospital readmissions and increase patient comprehension.

FDB (First Databank)
FDB supplies MEDITECH customers with the dictionaries which define drug interactions and monograph information required for customers using MEDITECH's Pharmacy solution. FDB's drug monographs, available at the point of medication administration, provide our customers with valuable knowledge about medications, facilitating clinician learning and patient education. Medication orders are checked against the patients' active medication profile in MEDITECH, utilizing the FDB drug knowledge database.

IMO
IMO develops, manages, and licenses medical vocabularies and software applications that standardize medical terminology at healthcare organizations. IMO’s simple yet sophisticated terminology database includes over 260,000 terms expressing clinical intent, enabling EHR systems to become more clinician friendly, and resulting in higher physician utilization and satisfaction, as well as an accelerated revenue cycle. IMO enables clinicians to find diagnoses and procedures in terms they are familiar with. This accelerates workflow, increases clinician satisfaction, and assures “first time right” billing. As e-measures replace abstracted measures, the need for reliable, standardized nomenclatures are becoming critical and will make the difference for institutions preparing to meet Meaningful Use and other quality measure mandates.

Krames StayWell

Krames StayWell’s patient education solution provides MEDITECH customers with discharge instructions across the continuum of care. Content, which is available in English and Spanish, is created in consideration of health literacy design principles and is developed with the goal of being consistent with evidence-based medicine and nationally accepted guidelines. The documentation operates on a two-year review cycle. Krames Staywell features a Google Search Appliance so content is quickly and easily located. Users have the ability to personalize the documentation with the patient’s name and any special instructions to ensure the content is accessible and actionable for each patient.

Medi-Span
Medi-Span integrates easily with MEDITECH's Pharmacy and RXM solutions to provide our customers with a complete line of drug databases, including clinical decision support and disease suite modules. Medi-Span is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, and has provided comprehensive, accurate, and trusted drug information for more than 30 years to health care professionals worldwide.

PatientEDU
PatientEDU provides evidence-based educational materials to promote patient involvement throughout the care process. PatientEDU's educational programs, which can be accessed directly from the MEDITECH EHR, are interactive, video-based tutorials. Patient access and results are recorded and retained, providing benefits in continuity of care, improved outcomes, reduced costs, and reduced risk while meeting facility compliance and reporting requirements. MEDITECH's collaboration with PatientEDU allows clinicians to engage patients throughout the care process, using information technology to improve the way health care is delivered.

ProVation Order Sets
ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support and MEDITECH have collaborated to provide MEDITECH users with customizable, evidence-based electronic order sets. ProVation Order Sets streamline the delivery of standardized care for improved patient safety, outcomes, clinicial performance, and regulatory compliance, while helping you meet Meaningful Use requirements and drive physician CPOE adoption. Only ProVation Order Sets offer dynamic integration with UpToDate, the evidence resource of choice for more than 600,0000 clinicians worldwide. The ProVation Order Sets One-Click Updates feature streamlines order sets maintenance by notifying users of practice changing evidence and allowing for fast, global deployment of changes to affected order sets.

Truven Health Analytics

Together with MEDITECH's Pharmacy solution,
Truven Health Analytics automatically monitors drug and allergy interactions, provides dose range checking, and provides access to drug monographs. Additionally, Truven Health Analytics and MEDITECH have collaborated to provide patient education and patient discharge instructions through integration with CareNotes, helping hospitals to fully involve patients in their health care.

Zynx Health
MEDITECH has collaborated with
Zynx Health to offer our customers the ability to integrate over 950 evidence-based order sets, including order sets that are foundational to addressing the requirements in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), with MEDITECH's Physician Care Manager and Emergency Department Management suites. Zynx Health order sets help hospitals adopt evidence-based practices by presenting national quality measures and clinical evidence in a clinically actionable format. When evidence-based order sets are used in conjunction with MEDITECH's Provider Order Management solution, physicians are provided with the latest evidence, guidelines, reminders, and performance measures.



Our e-Prescribing (eRX) solution is part of a comprehensive, integrated approach to medication management, which also includes Medication Reconciliation and Interaction Checking functionality offered from MEDITECH.

DrFirst
MEDITECH's e-Prescribing functionality plays a critical role in our customers' medication management process by providing a single point of connectivity for a secure exchange of patient information between a wide range of providers, payers, pharmacy benefit managers, and pharmacies. Our eRX initiatives have been co-developed with
DrFirst, a proven leader in the eRX industry for a number of years.



The MEDITECH EHR includes a full range of standard reporting tools, decision support capabilities, and a quality measure tracking system. In addition to our own offerings, we have collaborated with these vendors.

Institute for Health Metrics
MEDITECH and the
Institute for Health Metrics (IHM) are working together to turn data from the MEDITECH EHR into outcomes measurements and reports. IHM's products automate our customers' data extraction processes for organizational analysis, Joint Commission core measures reporting, and measuring the quality of care physicians are providing. IHM works exclusively with MEDITECH customers to study care patterns and practice protocols in order to improve the effectiveness, safety, and efficiency of health care.

Medisolv
Medisolv provides enterprise-wide reporting, business intelligence, and clinical decision support reporting solutions to MEDITECH customers. Medisolv integrates directly with MEDITECH's Data Repository, enabling our customers to maximize the effectiveness of their Data Repository solution. By using dashboards and balanced scorecards specifically designed for MEDITECH customers, Medisolv provides a valuable management tool to monitor select Key Performance Indicators (KPI).



MEDITECH is a leading vendor of
Interoperability solutions.

Forward Advantage
As part of MEDITECH’s comprehensive interoperability product strategy, we have collaborated with
Forward Advantage to develop Data Express, a solution which enables our customers to deliver clinical data to physicians’ practices efficiently, reliably, and cost-effectively. Data Express receives HL7 formatted messages from MEDITECH, and can deliver it to multiple destinations, in multiple formats, and in a variety of transport methods.



CAPTECH Funding Corporation
CAPTECH Funding Corporation offers MEDITECH customers flexible capital, operating, and tax-exempt municipal lease financing solutions which cover software, implementation, and training for MEDITECH and LSS Data Systems. Financing programs also include all hardware and services provided by Dell Systems, EMC, HP, IBM, and IHM, including other third-party costs and services. CAPTECH specializes in structuring financing transactions which contain a significant portion of soft costs.



Computer Credit, Inc.
Computer Credit, Inc. (CCI), a collection agency specializing in health care collections, improves account resolution in the active receivable before bad debt placement. Through an integrated service for MEDITECH customers, CCI helps customers employ varied collection campaigns executed with consistency, precision, and automation. CCI has worked with MEDITECH customers since 1986 and is utilized across all MEDITECH platforms.



Forward Advantage
MEDITECH provides identity management solutions through its relationship with
Forward Advantage. Through its im-One program, Forward Advantage provides end-to-end identity management solutions to MEDITECH customers by bringing together solutions from leading identity management providers, developing software for the unique challenges of the clinical environment, providing services to assist hospitals in every step of the process, and working with MEDITECH to integrate each of these elements.



Nuance

Nuance provides MEDITECH customers a full complement of solutions for physicians, including advanced speech recognition technology with optional transcription workflow to simplify clinical documentation directly into the MEDITECH EHR, while maintaining quality. Nuance’s back- and front-end speech recognition platforms reduce turnaround times, improve speed and accuracy of documentation, and cut costs without disrupting clinical workflow.

Peter Cohen Associates

Peter Cohen Associates (PCA) works closely with MEDITECH customers to optimize the usage of transcription services provided by Dragon. From implementation to go-LIVE, PCA helps MEDITECH customers transition from hand-written records to interfacing speech recognition into their MEDITECH EHR.

Stedman's
Stedman's offers MEDITECH customers the industry's best known listing of medical terms and drug names. Stedman's Plus Spellchecker product is available for use with MEDITECH's MAGIC EHR (4.71 release and higher), and keeps our customers on the cutting edge of medical and pharmaceutical terminology. Stedman's Plus Spellchecker can be used as a standalone product, or can be installed as part of our customers' MEDITECH EHR.



Forward Advantage
MEDITECH works with
Forward Advantage to provide the necessary conversion tool, components, and services to MEDITECH customers looking to convert their existing imaging and scanning system information to the MEDITECH Scanning and Archiving solution. We have developed an overview that outlines all the benefits, as well as an FAQ document that tells you how to get started.



FormFast
FormFast automation solutions simplify and streamline processes across the entire healthcare enterprise, including clinical, financial, administrative, risk management and enterprise resource planning workflows. With FormFast's eSignature solution, MEDITECH customers eliminate the need for paper and manual scanning associated with the document-signing process. Often used during admissions and for bedside consent, eSignature helps MEDITECH hospitals achieve their goals of being completely paperless.

Access
Hundreds of hospitals worldwide use paperless solutions from
Access to integrate electronic patient signatures, clinical device and system data and electronic forms into MEDITECH EHRs. The proven integration between Access offerings and MEDITECH improves patient care, safety and engagement, boosts productivity and reduces costs.



Citrix
Citrix is the cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing MEDITECH on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office. With market-leading solutions for mobility, desktop virtualization, cloud networking, cloud platforms, collaboration and data sharing, Citrix helps MEDITECH customers achieve the speed and agility necessary to succeed in a mobile and dynamic world. Citrix products are in use at more than 260,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally.

IntraSystems
IntraSystems offers MEDITECH customers exceptional Citrix support and service in deploying, migrating, and implementing MEDITECH applications. As a Citrix Platinum Partner, IntraSystems’ engineering team has developed a best practice and support methodology for MEDITECH and Citrix. IntraSystems continually tests and validates the Citrix access products in the MEDITECH marketplace. Additionally, IntraSystems delivers Citrix infrastructure assessment and design services, health checks, full production deployments, upgrades and migrations, and 24x7 technical support. No matter where you are located, IntraSystems can support all of your Citrix needs.