Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Meditech, Take 2: Dealing with SQL.

How many of you have already achieved Stage 2 for Meaningful Use?  Still working on it, huh?  Shooting for 3rd or 4th quarter?  Don’t worry, you aren’t alone.  Most sites I’ve talked to are relying on Iatric, Acmeware, and Medisolv to take care of all of the Meaningful Use reporting for them.  That’s a shame really, … Continue reading

Achieving Meaningful Use Stage 2 With Meditech and LSS

Remember all that hard work you had to do in building those Clinical Reports for the Clinical Quality Measures in Stage 1?  Yeah, you can throw all that work out the window.  New for Stage 2 MU, Meditech and LSS have agreed that the “Best Practice” for sifting through all the data to report on the … Continue reading

Meditech Customers, Restart Your Servers

Recently, I was reading an article about how sleep may have similar effects on our brains as a restart does for a computer.  In a sense, it cleans out the cache of junk that builds up throughout the day.  If the theory holds true, it could explain why we can think more clearly after a … Continue reading

Improving the LSS Data System Upgrade Experience

A couple weeks ago one of my clients upgraded their LSS Data Systems software from 6.07 to 6.08.  I am happy to report that on Go Live day the code move went faster than expected (although the Meditech side of things had some hiccups which caused delay) and the issues resulting once users were back … Continue reading

Calling All Meditech/LSS Resources

Are you an independent consultant specializing in the Medical and Practice Management Suite applications developed by LSS Data Systems and Meditech?  Do you have the knowledge/skills and are thinking about getting into consulting?  Please contact me. Drop me your digits.  Send me your resume.  Let me know how to get in contact with you. Why? … Continue reading

LSS/MEDITECH Meaningful Use Checklist

For those of you looking for a good way to manage your LSS/MEDITECH MPM Meaningful Use setup and tracking, here is a spreadsheet with checklist that should do the trick.  Loosely based on the LSS provided spreadsheet until I discovered theirs was left out a few things and didn’t have the best concept.  This will … Continue reading

New MEDITECH Hire Is Good News For LSS Customers

MEDITECH let out some interesting news with a new physician hire to lead their EHR (the LSS product, MPM) redesign. The new physician specifically mentions he’ll be working on the “new design”, but what remains to be seen is whether this is a complete redesign (yes, please) or just tweaking. What also wasn’t mentioned was … Continue reading

MEDITECH/LSS Ordering Setup

One of the qualifications of Meaningful Use is to use computerized physician order entry (CPOE) within your EMR  (Still resisting EHR! This is how I fight the man).  The dirty secret in the LSS world is that barely any of their customers actually use the ordering functionality to its full intent.  Some send orders to the Lab, … Continue reading