“It used to take 48 hours to a week for a physician to receive a paper record from the warehouse,” says Nancy Cothern, Director of Physician Management Service. “With our new electronic document archive, physicians now receive the records they request within the hour. In addition, the solution enabled us to terminate our relationships with the storage warehouses – saving us approximately $140,000 last year in warehousing costs alone. We expect our savings to be even more substantial this year…”
To be more efficient and reduce paper usage, Summit County, Utah, is taking their health inspections to the next level: paperless. Changes to the program have been a long time coming, as the inspectors and other department employees have been training with the software and getting ready to use the system in the field. See the benefits the county expects to reap with this new technology…
Cutting ties with paper will allow a company to transition to make their operations more environmentally friendly. Saving paper equates to saving trees and using less overall supplies, which could position a company ahead of its competitors in terms of positive consumer sentiment. To help companies transition toward a paperless office, Pledging for Change shared some useful tips.
While doctors have embraced content management and mobility, one study suggests that the technology may not be able to keep up with their innovation. The medical industry may need more advancement from Apple’s iPads before the full benefits of ECM and workflow can be fully utilized remotely. A survey by Spyglass Consulting Group said that while 80% of doctors see the popular tablet as having a promising future in healthcare, they are skeptical that it’s ready for prime time right now.
While there are a hopeful amount of people who believe that America will eventually be a paperless society, a survey from Poll Position said about 56% of Americans don’t believe the country will ever completely ditch paper. Even so, that means about a fifth of respondents do believe that the country will eventually be paperless. As businesses start to increase their use of workflow software and electronic document management, becoming paperless may be more of a reality than many think. The key is to unlock the tools that will facilitate that goal.
Electronic health records are becoming more prevalent, and the numbers prove that more companies and health providers have been looking into document solutions to put their patient records, financial information and more onto an electronic format. IDC Health Insight reports that by 2016, more than 80 percent of healthcare providers will have an electronic healthcare system in place.
Dental Offices can go paperless with the right document management and workflow solutions. The key is to choose the right vendor and right product for your needs. With the proper planning and implementation, dentist’s can quickly begin to see the benefits of content management. Read what one expert says on the subject here.
Medicaid is set to implement a new rule. If your patients aren’t happy, nobody will be happy. The Affordable Care Act asserts that medical providers with the highest ratings will be given more funding. Hospitals have always vied against competitors to gain more customers, utilizing tactics such as visiting rooms more often or having patient [...]
Anyone who owns or manages a business understands how difficult it can be. Positioning the company for growth while minimizing time wasted and cutting unnecessary costs is an integral part of any successful campaign. Yet it can seem at times that the staff you have in place to achieve these goals are the very same [...]
iDatix has been producing products for document management, workflow automation and business process management for over ten years. Their robust and powerful platform, iSynergy, recently received a makeover that further enhances and modernizes both the technological features as well as the end user experience.
A successful company strives to keep employees as productive as possible, and a knowledgeable business knows that happy people are more productive. Happiness at work can increase productivity by as much as 12% in fact, according to a study at University of Warwick. A story in CMS Wire quotes Paul Murphy, national sales director of [...]
Many businesses have already adopted a document management solution for their content due to the numerous advantages it offers, including increased efficiency, disaster recovery capabilities and ease of use. Well, now the healthcare industry can add ‘profit by millions of dollars’ to the list of benefits.
Simplifying the Workplace is a mantra that iDatix tries to live by with all of its software offerings. There are a number of ways to implement this type of concept from removing unnecessary tasks to utilizing computers to create efficiencies. All vendors will promise in some way or another to make our lives easier while [...]