Gartner Research

MEDITECH Materials Management

Published: 02 March 2001

ID: G0090094

Analyst(s): Barbara A. Kelly

Summary

MEDITECH's Materials Management is a traditional MMIS that can be installed as a stand-alone product or implemented with other MEDITECH Health Care Information System (HCIS) applications as part of an enterprise-wide HIS. As care delivery organizations embrace e-commerce, they are replacing MMISs with supply chain management (SCM) systems that connect them to suppliers and distributors over the Web. For now, MEDITECH's Materials Management retains a loyal customer base among small to medium-size CDOs that have deployed MEDITECH HCIS.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • Healthcare Industry Expertise
    • Mature Product With Large User Base
    • Integrated Financial Applications
    • Support for Multiple-Entity CDOs
  • Limitations
    • No Dedicated Just-in-Time Inventory Component
    • No SCM Functionality
    • Proprietary Architecture
  • Insight

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