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Can the Healthcare Industry Benefit from Enterprise Content Management?

healthcare industryTo answer this question, we’ll give you a simple yes. Any business can benefit from Enterprise Content Management (ECM), healthcare included. A lot of people don’t view healthcare as a business, but as more of a service. Medical practices still have backend management to worry about, as well as patient paperwork and information needed for auditing and HIPAA compliance. All of the paperwork involved can lead to a lot of stress and excessive hard copies of things that are easily misplaced and susceptible to disasters. ECM greatly benefits the healthcare industry because it provides an avenue for practices to easily access and store important records. It does more than just that, though.

  1. Provides efficiency – Healthcare is a bustling industry. There are always people coming and going. Nurses, doctors, and support staff frequently run behind and aren’t able to keep up with the immense workload that makes up day-to-day operations, let alone keep good records for auditing. Who can blame them? Everyone needs healthcare services, so the demand is never ending. Having every document – electricity bills to patient information – in one database can help streamline processes and make the whole office run more efficiently. This helps save time and money for everyone and leaves patients much happier with the level of service that they receive.
  2. Allows for control – Medical records are of a sensitive nature. You never want someone to get their hands on a medical record that doesn’t belong to them or accidentally leak important information. Through DigiTech Systems’ ECM system, you can encrypt all information and password protect anything so that only authorized personnel can access specific paperwork. All of the paperwork that you upload to DigiTech will always be available so you can comply with industry standards, but it will also be well-protected and safe from prying eyes.
  3. Save your money – Money is important in any industry, but is especially critical for medical professionals. Instead of spending money on paper costs, money can be saved for new medical equipment and better customer service implementations. You’ll be able to cut back on a lot of personnel hours since all of the information is readily available at your fingertips. Plus, an ECM system also helps to get patients processed more quickly, allowing you to see more patients on a daily basis. Saving money while adding efficiency and control is just too easy with DigiTech Systems’ ECM.

Don’t get buried in medical records or lose space in your office keeping cluttered paper records. Add ECM to your medical office to make your life easier. Interested in learning more about ECM for the healthcare industry? Micro Records Inc. is here to assist! We know how to help you find what you’re looking for and implement it. If you have any questions for us, please give us a call at 877.410.SCAN or visit our website today. We look forward to helping you streamline your information!

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