The introduction of P.E.D.S. EHR Office Edition marks a significant and strategic development for the two major healthcare entities. For
“We considered many EHRs for our community-based physician colleagues, and when we came across MediTouch, we saw it as an elegant solution – one that made sense for all the physicians we work with,” said
Pediatricians and their staff who use P.E.D.S. can interface directly with the Miami Children’s Hospital’s data systems and receive patient information. “If a child has surgery at our hospital, her condition, along with other vital information, will be available to her doctor, in record time,” said
Additionally, the EHR was one of the first to become Miami-Childrens-Hospital%26utm_campaign%3DMiami-Childrens-Hospital&esheet=50738567&newsitemid=20131029006379&lan=en-US&anchor=Meaningful+Use+2014%C2%A0certified&index=2&md5=52a54c750c43a56883cd1a913acdc713" rel="nofollow">Meaningful Use 2014 certified and ready for Stage 2, so physicians will have access to financial incentives paid by the federal government.
A hospital or health system private labeling an EHR system is a novel concept; however, those involved in the venture anticipate this type of partnership will become common. “This is a new trend in the industry,” said Dr. Lizerbram. “Both physicians and hospitals have voiced frustration over the lack of interoperability between different types of electronic health records systems. P.E.D.S. represents the coming together of community physicians and the hospitals they work with, both in terms of technology and improved care. I have no doubt we’ll be hearing about many more partnerships like this one.”