Meditech
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www.meditech.com Westwood, MA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good for those fresh out of college looking for a launching pad.

Programmer/Analyst (Current Employee)
Framingham, MA

I have been working at Meditech

ProsVery easy to get a job with them out of college. Five cent soda vending machines. Cafe lunch is cheap usually between $2-5. Easy going and relaxed atmosphere. Most people are very friendly. Good health care benefits.

ConsThere are three main divisions at MEDITECH: development, implementation, and client services with each division broken up into separate groups by the application they support. As a programmer try to get into development with one of the clinical applications if you want any respect.

Be warned: Turnover is very high. The pay is low by industry standards.

The MAGIC technology is antiquated. Even the latest Client/Server 5.6 tech is the same limited Visual Basic 4.0-like language just with a new blue GUI. So make sure you keep your tools sharpened: object-orientated programming, SQL databases, IDE's aren't used here. After a few years you'll be stuck working here if you don't...

Everything from pay raises, cafeteria menus, and product design decisions are approved at a Vice President level. Why?

Advice to Senior ManagementNumber one priority must be to improve software usability and design. From a feature standpoint, MT is about five years behind the rest of the industry and I don't see any effort company wide to try to catch up. The execs seem to be very happy with the status quo and focus on maintaining and servicing our current customers. The industry seems ripe for the picking while MT is just standing idly by...

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3 people found this helpful  

A great place to build debt!

Applications Specialist (Former Employee)
Norwood, MA

I worked at Meditech


Pros: Outstanding work/life balance, and absolutely NO stress! Cons: Awful, awful, awful salary & benefits. Everyone talks about how you make a lot if you stay long term, but this is an empty… Advice to Senior Management: Pay competitive salaries, and stop allowing incompetent & lazy people… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Grossly underpaying company, but lots of job security and a descent work environment.

Programmer/Analyst (Current Employee)
Norwood, MA

I have been working at Meditech


Pros: If Job security is a big thing for you, this is the place to be. This… Cons: Horrible salary compared to similar positions at competing companies. They underpay by a lot. Management tends to promote and hire people who, while having a… Advice to Senior Management: Pay your employees better and start offering a 401K, as… More

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