Talk MEDITECH: Acronyms, Abbreviations

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table of contents A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Acronyms

Brief definitions are listed below. If there is more detailed information available or needed about a particular item, then there will be a link either from the acronym or from the real term to a page with that information.

A

  • ABS - Abstracting
  • ADM - Admissions
  • ADT - Admission, Discharge, Transfer
  • AOM - Ambulatory Order Management (also referred to as RXM)
  • AP - Consolidated Plan according to type (Appearance in the Assessment and Plan component)
  • APAP - Plan by Assessment (Appearance in the Assessment and Plan component)
  • APR - Ambulatory Patient Record
  • ARM - Authorization and Referral Management

B

  • B/AR - Billing and Accounts Receivable
  • BBK - Blood Bank
  • BF - Budget and Forcasting
  • BH - Behavioral Health
  • BMV - Bedside Medication Verification (Barcode technology)
  • BPCk - Branded Pack (Branded Drug Delivery Device)

C

  • CCD - Continuity of Care Document
  • CCM - Chronic Care Management
  • CDS - Customer-Defined Screen
  • CLI - Clinic Account
  • CPOE - Computerized Provider Order Entry (also referred to as POM)
  • C/S - Client Server (one of two major software platforms used by MEDITECH)
  • CWS - Community Wide Scheduling

D

  • DTS - Development Tracking System (MEDITECH's system for tracking code changes or bug fixes)

E

  • eCIN - Extended Care Information Network (used by Case Management)
  • EDM - Emergency Department Management
  • eMAR - Electronic Medication Administration Record
  • eTAR - Electronic Transfusion Administration Reaction (Barcode technology)
  • EMR - Enterprise Medical Record

F

  • FSV - Formulary Service Vendor

G

  • GPCK - Generic Pack (Generic Drug Delivery)

H

  • HCIS - Healthcare Information System
  • HPI - History of Present Illness

I

  • ITS - Imaging and Therapeutic Services

L

  • LAB - Laboratory
  • LIS - Laboratory Information System

M

  • MIC - Microbiology
  • MIIS - MEDITECH Interpretive Information System
  • MIS - Management Information System (Central database within MEDITECH)
  • MPM - Medical and Practice Management
  • MUSE - MEDITECH Users Software Exchange

N

  • NPR- Non-Procedural Representation
  • NUR - Nursing

O

  • OE - Order Entry
  • OM - Order Management

P

  • PCI - Patient Care Inquiry
  • PCM - Physician Care Manager
  • PCS - Patient Care System
  • P-Doc - Physician Documentation
  • PDI - Patient Discharge Instructions
  • PDOC - Physician Documentation template
  • PE - Patient Education
  • PFSH - Past, Family, Social and Surgical History
  • PHA - Pharmacy
  • POV - Provider Office Visit
  • POC - Point of Care
  • POM - Provider Order Management
  • PTH - Pathology
  • PWM - Provider Workflow Management

R

  • RAD - Imaging and Therapeutic Services
  • RCR - Recurring Account
  • REF - Referred Account
  • ROS - Review of Systems
  • RXM - Prescription Order Management

S

  • SBD - Semantic Brand Drug (Ingredient, strength and dose form plus brand name)
  • SCD - Semantic Clinical Drug (Ingredient plus strength and dose form)
  • SCH - Scheduling (Included CWS -Community Wide Scheduling)