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KPMG LLP Named First Of ‘Big Four’ For MEDITECH 6.x READY Certification

Posted Tuesday, May 24, 2016

READY Certification Enables KPMG to Provide an Array of 6.X Services to Clients

MEDITECH, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs), has certified KPMG LLP for MEDITECH 6.x READY Implementations. This certification further enhances the U.S. tax, audit, and advisory firm's capabilities to serve the healthcare industry's technological needs to improve the efficiency and quality of delivering healthcare.

"KPMG's investments in the healthcare & life sciences sector have opened an array of possibilities to help clients improve their performance in a very complex regulatory, economic, and technological environment," said Liam Walsh, U.S. advisory leader for Healthcare & Life Sciences. "We are pleased that MEDITECH recognized us as the first of the big four firms to receive this READY certification."

MEDITECH has developed a "READY" implementation plan for EHR users to transform healthcare delivery across the full continuum of care, improve coordination, and drive clinical productivity. The READY certification of KPMG enables the firm to help providers with the planning and upgrade to the MEDITECH 6.x platform, as well as assisting with optimizing workflows and physician training. Providers using MEDITECH 6.x gain access to sophisticated content to help practice evidence-based medicine.

KPMG has developed a portfolio of services to help healthcare providers with a variety of needs - strategic, financial and technological. The firm's approach to healthcare IT focuses on five key areas:

• Optimizing EHRs, enabling shared services and streamlining IT and business processes
• Introducing cloud, digital and mobile technologies to improve patient and organizational engagement
• Providing data & analytics services to improve quality and efficiency of care
• Cyber security, information protection and internal controls
• Supporting business change through improved care coordination, mergers & acquisitions, and changing reimbursement models in healthcare.


MEDITECH's applications unify clinical, administrative, and financial information across healthcare organizations--including acute care, long-term care, home health care, and physician practices. Today, more than 2,300 institutions worldwide use MEDITECH's information systems. For additional information, visit


KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's member firms have 174,000 professionals, including more than 9,000 partners, in 155 countries.


Bill Borden