What is READY?

READY is MEDITECH'S "big bang" implementation methodology for the 6.x platform. Designed by MEDITECH in collaboration with Navin, Haffty & Associates, READY focuses on key success factors learned from both companies' years of experience performing best practice implementations. READY differentiators include a focus on pre-implementation planning, project governance, physician adoption and CPOE training.

Why Navin, Haffty & Associates?

Experienced, qualified consulting resources are an integral component of MEDITECH's READY implementation methodology. In 2012, MEDITECH named Navin, Haffty & Associates the first READY certified implementation partner to best ensure the levels of quality and collaboration necessary to achieve successful outcomes.

MEDITECH selected Navin, Haffty & Associates because of our exceptional track record of collaborating with MEDITECH on 6.x implementations, in addition to the synergies and strong working relationship between the two companies. Other factors included:

  • Our capacity to support multiple MEDITECH implementations. Navin, Haffty & Associates has the most full-time MEDITECH consultants with direct, hands-on 6.x expertise
  • Our successful track record with Meaningful Use engagements
  • Our deep expertise in healthcare

Navin, Haffty & Associates received first-hand training from MEDITECH on the requirements for successful READY implementations including:

  • MEDITECH's EHR READY implementation methodology
  • All related MEDITECH tools including project management and detailed integrated workflow assessment tools which have been created specifically for the READY implementation methodology

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MEDITECH 6.x READY Implementation Methodology

MEDITECH's READY implementation consists of three major phases:


Navin, Haffty & Associates provides comprehensive consulting assistance throughout the implementation lifecycle. Our involvement includes pre-project planning, project leadership, physician guidance, best practice design and validation, as-needed hands-on build, training, testing, Go-LIVE, and Post-LIVE optimization support. Navin, Haffty & Associates' efforts augment MEDITECH's overall implementation strategy and provide proper planning and execution during all project phases.

Project Management Support

Navin, Haffty & Associates provides on-site project management throughout the entire project lifecycle. Working under the direction of the MEDITECH HCIS Coordinator, Navin, Haffty & Associates facilitates the MEDITECH-created project plan, tracking project status throughout. Our project management methodology, COMPASS (Comprehensive Project Approach and Systems Solutions), was developed utilizing our years of project management experience, providing tools, best practices and repeatable processes to streamline planning and execution. We aligned COMPASS with MEDITECH's READY implementation strategy, providing clients with tools and templates to facilitate governance, adoption and workflow process documentation.

Subject Matter Expert Support

Navin, Haffty & Associates provides a team of subject matter experts to lead the upfront Design Phase of the implementation, support the Build Phase (including dictionary build and testing), and optimize the system Post-LIVE. Levels of involvement of these specialists during the Build Phase vary by role/application.

CPOE Physician Adoption Support

Depending on the size of the facility, Navin, Haffty & Associates provides a sufficient number of resources to train physicians and other clinical staff members on the use of Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) and Physician Documentation (PDoc). The physician trainers work to develop the internal capabilities of the client to prepare for Go-LIVE, and to prepare the client for maintaining the system after the project's conclusion. Our physician consultant works in conjunction with MEDITECH and the Navin, Haffty & Associates' team to support physician adoption and training efforts.


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