Meditech

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Meditech Reviews

Updated November 7, 2014
Updated November 7, 2014
168 Reviews
3.1
168 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Annual bonus, working from home opportunities, good work life balance (in 29 reviews)

  • Benefits are great and so are the bonuses when they come around (in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • Low starting salary (36-37k for my position) (in 20 reviews)

  • Limited advancement opportunities (even with 100% of non-entry level hiring coming from within company) (in 14 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place for recent graduates

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA

    I worked at Meditech full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Cares about employees. Great benefits. Majority of staff very friendly and willing to help other staff members. Reduced cost for food. Family oriented Very stable and reliable product with very large and loyal user base. Company very stable. Upper management very approachable and caring attitude.

    Cons

    Management positions filled only from inside promotions with minimal outside influence. Some managers very difficult to work under, not open to new ideas, and do not know how to manage.. No privacy at workstations. No HR department.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to hire some outside professionals into management positions. Create HR department so employees have somewhere to go for help.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Should have stayed there

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

    I have been working at Meditech full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Rock solid company that provides for a long term career. Provides value and stability to its customers in an uncertain marketplace.

    Cons

    Perceived as less "open" than other vendors. Better suited for someone that is comfortable doing things the Meditech way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up and keep opening up to new technologies.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great to get a head start

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Programmer/Analyst in Westwood, MA
    Current Employee - Programmer/Analyst in Westwood, MA

    I have been working at Meditech full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Employees and managers alike are amazing people, and some of the best I've ever worked with. Work is consistent and keeps coming, while not ever being too stressful.

    Cons

    Work is very easy if you have any background at all in your field. Pay is very, VERY low.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing, you're great! Perhaps raise wages to keep some more talented employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    It is a decent place to work

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Specialist in Norwood, MA
    Current Employee - Applications Specialist in Norwood, MA

    I have been working at Meditech full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    work-life balance, bonus, benefits, work from home, cheap cafeteria

    Cons

    compensation, office atmosphere, hours, customer service

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase application specialist salaries

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Place

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Framingham, MA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Framingham, MA

    I have been working at Meditech full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexibility, work/life balance, ability to change roles

    Cons

    salary get better longer you're there along with profit sharing and bonus

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    An excellent foundation for a career if you can handle stress

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Applications Specialist in Framingham, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Applications Specialist in Framingham, MA

    I worked at Meditech full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Meditech hires college graduates with no experience in computers and gives them the foundation to enter the HIS field.

    Raises are generally quite good (first year review I got an extra $2,400 / year, second year I received an additional $4,800 / year).

    Near ironclad job security.

    If you decide you want to change career paths once you've been there awhile, Meditech will oblige and will start training you in something else that you have no experience/education in. They really do offer you the ability to start on just about any career path (that they have a use for).

    Excellent health benefits.

    Cons

    Meditech hires out of college and effectively trains in a trial by fire. It's incredibly stressful, particularly for people who are coming right out of college.

    The starting pay isn't great... however, as I reminded people when I worked there, that starting salary was based on them hiring you to work on computers when all you had was a college degree in a non-technical major... you got what you could negotiate for.

    Ironclad job security means there are a number of employees who did just enough not to get fired for long enough to hit the 'tenure' mark and then their effort dropped.

    No 401k, company will claim that they have profit sharing which is their retirement solution instead of 401k.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Beef up the training, a lot of the stress of job stems from having little information on hand about the software but being expected to act the "expert" for customers.

    Formalize documentation of code changes are hold Development to fulfilling that format

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great company for first job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Specialist in Minnetonka, MN
    Current Employee - Applications Specialist in Minnetonka, MN

    I have been working at Meditech full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. Easy to learn a lot about the healthcare industry.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work can become a little grating.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great first job/stepping stone for next job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Development Specialist in Westwood, MA
    Former Employee - Development Specialist in Westwood, MA

    I worked at Meditech full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Stable, secure, excellent benefits, great working environment, annual bonuses.

    Cons

    The company does not value their employees as much as they should. Everyone is expendable. During my time there, I saw numerous people leave because management refused to give them more pay or let them transfer to a more desirable position within the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the good people and treat them right. Give them what they deserve. By losing all of these great workers, the quality of your product is going to decline, and this will be detrimental to not only you, but also all of your healthcare clients.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Working with very talented people in a relaxed environment.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Development Programmer
    Current Employee - Development Programmer

    I have been working at Meditech full-time

    Pros

    The workplace is an open environment. The annual bonuses are nothing to sneeze at and the bonuses only grow dramatically every additional year you stay with the company. The people in management actually care about the quality of our product.

    Cons

    The proprietary language is a little difficult to work with at times. Initial pay is not competitive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Application Specialist

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Applications Specialist in Minnetonka, MN
    Current Employee - Applications Specialist in Minnetonka, MN

    I have been working at Meditech (more than an year)

    Pros

    This is a great entry level position for a new grade out of college. Able to find employment very easy after job. Really enjoyed the work great company to work for.

    Cons

    Salary is very low and turn over at the company is high due to better paying jobs. Still a great company to work for.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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