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Epitech? Mepic??

November 10, 2008
by vciotti
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Some amazing similarities between Epic and Meditech:


1. Both only sell software; get your hardware elsewhere, e.g.: Â Meditech from JJ Wild/Perot.


2. Both hire rookie implementers out of local colleges for their client hospitals to train...


3. Both are programmed in Mumps, and trying every few years/releases to put lipstick on that pig...


4. Neither have local offices; they'd rather you pay to fly them across the country on your nickel.


5. Both are totally top-down organizations, with all decisions coming out of corporate, not the field.


6. Both started out with clinical apps (Meditech = ancillaries, Epic = Ambulatory EMRs), then backed into financials.


Could Judy Faulkner have worked at a Meditech site years ago and copied them when building her cult/company?

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