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Post created by 17 Jan 2018 09:05 Sandra DePlonty in the discussion group RE: MIS Text type queries in 6.15 6.x

RE: MIS Text type queries in 6.15
Hi, I do not believe this is true as our docs are able to use Dragon and text anything they want, plus we are able to pull in formatted data, canned text etx. Sandy ...

Post created by 17 Jan 2018 07:36 Margaret Burns in the discussion group MIS Text type queries in 6.15 6.x

MIS Text type queries in 6.15
We are a client server 5.66 rehab hospital about to take 6.15. I have just read in the Meditech specs abut the MIS query dictionary that the text type query is limited to 1000 characters in 6.15. Is anyone able to confirm this? How do you cater for staff who write a lot of narrative? Thank you Margaret Burns Clinical Applications Supervisor Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Toronto ...

Post created by 17 Jan 2018 07:36 Margaret Burns in the discussion group MIS Text type queries in 6.15 6.x

MIS Text type queries in 6.15
We are a client server 5.66 rehab hospital about to take 6.15. I have just read in the Meditech specs abut the MIS query dictionary that the text type query is limited to 1000 characters in 6.15. Is anyone able to confirm this? How do you cater for staff who write a lot of narrative? Thank you Margaret Burns Clinical Applications Supervisor Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Toronto ...

Post created by 15 Dec 2017 06:30 Tryphena Cockroft in the discussion group Shared Visit Signature Lines on Dictations General

Shared Visit Signature Lines on Dictations
Medicare auditors have recommended that the patient reports have a signature line after each section of the provider report to clearly define dictate/signed times for each portion of the report. Auditors stated that other vendors have complied with system changes to report formats to accommodate that. Has anyone requested/received a change for Meditech to display signature lines after each dictati ...

Post created by 15 Dec 2017 06:24 Tryphena Cockroft in the discussion group Patient Safety: Medication Scanning in ER Clinical

Patient Safety: Medication Scanning in ER
We are discussing the viability of scanning patient medications in the ER for patient safety and would like to know if any facilities are scanning patient medications in a fast pace emergency room setting. What were your challenges to overcome if you are scanning? ...

Post created by 15 Dec 2017 06:20 Tryphena Cockroft in the discussion group Patient Portal Policy Patient Portal

Patient Portal Policy
I am looking for any policies and procedures that facilities have documented and utilize as a guide for processing patient portal requests/updates. When patient complaints are received is this policy referenced in the response to the patient? Upon patient request is the policy provided for patient review? ...

Post created by 05 Dec 2017 03:54 Alison Sorensen in the discussion group Nebulizer Intervention Relfex Order Clinical

Nebulizer Intervention Relfex Order
Hi all, For quite some time we have had issues with our nurses forgetting to document on the nebulizer intervention that we have reflexing from the nebulized medications (breathing treatments). Currently the intervention drops to the bottom of the nurses intervention list and they forget to schedule the intervention for the same times as the medication, therefore we have missed charges. We have ...

Post created by 04 Dec 2017 09:15 Alison Sorensen in the discussion group Transfers to another acute facility Clinical

Transfers to another acute facility
Hello, Our physicians are wanting a better way to handle medications, continuing or stopping them, when they are transferring a patient out of our facility to another acute care facility. They do not feel like they should be the ones to determine if a medication needs to be stopped or continued before they are transferred; this should be the decision of the receiving facility. Can anyone tell us ...

Post created by 30 Nov 2017 04:14 Niki Daniel in the discussion group Pain Medications Clinical

Pain Medications
Hello, I have had the below requested by my facility: 1. Does Meditech have the ability to alert staff that a patient may be on multiple drugs that cause respiratory depression? Example: If a patient has an opioid and a med for sleep. 2. Does Meditech have the ability to alert staff that a patient has an order for a medication that could cause respiratory depression and a medical condition ...

Post created by 28 Nov 2017 11:12 John Geistlinger in the discussion group Coldfeed / Meditech Enterprice Content Manager EMR – Electronic Medical Record

Coldfeed / Meditech Enterprice Content Manager
Hi, we are interested in implementing coldfeeds (now called ECM). Do you have any hardware/software that you are leveraging to automate the process of scanning to folders so ECM can pick it up and move it into the EMR/ELR? ie: vendor solutions that could be considered/recommended? Thanks! John ...