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Plenty of options for backfile conversions

I’ve written in this space before about how hospitals and medical practices can utilize backfile conversion techniques to fully leverage their investment in an electronic health records (EHR) system. While I firmly believe backfile scanning is a necessary step in any successful EHR...

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How we can make EHR even more secure

Browsing through news online recently, I came across a troubling story. Last month, Emory Healthcare in Atlanta announced that 10 discs containing electronic records on 315,000 patients had gone missing. That’s sensitive information on every patient who had surgery at three hospitals...

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A proper backfile conversion is key to EHR implementation success

I recently spent some time participating in a LinkedIn discussion about the most common reasons behind the failure of electronic health records implementations. As I thought through my posts, something dawned on me: The key to successfully transitioning to EHR (or EMR; whatever your preferred...

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What you need to know before starting a backfile conversion project

By now, most businesses know the benefits of embarking on a backfile conversion project when they start using a new digital imaging system. But there’s still plenty of contradictory information out there about the different ways backfile conversions can be tackled. Is it worth trying...

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Use what you Have Well - Is your Copier working for You?

Walk through any office building, and I guarantee you you’ll see at least one photocopier – I think they hand them out as part of the standard “office welcome basket”, along with cubicle walls, staplers and Dilbert cartoons. It’s probably been there so long ...

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Backfile Conversion. The Time is Now!

With labor costs at an all-time low and scanning technologies at an all time high, now is the ideal time to embark on that backfile scanning project you’ve had on the back burner. Backfile conversion , also called fileroom conversion or archive conversion, is the process of digitally...

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Backfile Conversion Boot Camp

In a recent conversation I had with a fellow consultant, he believes that only 11% of the businesses that could use document imaging actually are employing document imaging systems. This correlates to my thinking because I continually get inquiries from businesses, small to very large, that want...

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How to Pick a Scanner

These days, even though we are experiencing the effects of social media, Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0, electronic forms, digital signatures, and process oriented solutions, there is still a need to scan paper. Whether it is a backfile of inactive records, or an interim solution until you get that...

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