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Last updated: July 06, 2020

Storing Hospital Patient Medical Records

A district specialty hospital was aiming to modernize their facility and improve productivity for around 15,000 patients being treated. Their high standards in regards to patient care also applies to their storage and management of hospital medical records. To replace and improve their existing record system, they installed automated retrieval carousel systems for storing hospital medical records securely and in less space while providing easy accessibility to the hospital's staff. Available on Vizient GPO Contract #CE2900 (Vizient customers call for contract pricing.

hospital medical records storage automated retrieval carousels

This hospital was required to keep their hospital medical records for a period of thirty years. On top of that, as many as 3,500 new medical records are filed each year, and the hospital cannot simply expand their building's physical footprint every time their records storage increases. For this reason, an automated, space-saving solution was chosen that would best utilize their existing space.

The automated retrieval carousel systems now store the same amount of 145 ft of filing systems in a footprint of only 8 ft. The machine is also positioned next to and can be controlled by a PC if needed. The hospital medical records are kept in hanging file folders that can be easily accessed, added to, or removed from the machine. The operator simply pushes a button and the files are brought directly to them. The ergonomic design also allows fast and safe access as well as wheelchair accessibility.

Contact Us for Automated Retrieval Carousel Systems

Southwest Solutions Group provides design and installation services for automated retrieval carousel systems for storing hospital medical records. We will also provide you with a free consultation to determine your exact needs and specifications before the design process begins. To learn more or to speak with a specialist, call us at 1-800-803-1083 or send us a message today.


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