MEDITECH acquires LSS Data Systems

At 10am central today, the staff of LSS Data Systems was told that their company will be acquired by their giant partner, MEDITECH pending board approval in February.  This ends years of speculation about how MEDITECH would fully enter the ambulatory market.  A month after I started at LSS in July 2005, I made the prediction that MEDITECH would … Continue reading

The Need to Redesign Medical Information

We have communication problems in the medical world.  No, not just the lack of communication happening between healthcare providers that some mistakenly think the newly christened “EHRs” are going to fix.  More importantly, the disconnect lies between the data and those reading it.  Providers sift through a patient’s chart gathering data to develop a mental … Continue reading