How to benefit from using medical record scanning services
Protecting the privacy of patients is a top priority for healthcare providers, no matter what level of care is administered. And, thanks to the support of the health insurance portability and accountability (HIPAA) act, there are standards set in place to ensure any information about a person's well-being remains secure. This includes data collected and stored in the form of physical records, as well as electronic documents. This fact should make the decision to use an electronic health records management system, easier. But, what is the best way to start creating one? The answer is simple: It requires guidance from our team of experts, as well as use of our medical record scanning services. You'll benefit from it tremendously once it's setup and fully functional. Here's how:
- Billing and collections processes can be carried out quicker
- File-room space will become available and can be used in other capacities to fulfill workflow requirements
- HIPAA compliance procedures will be simplified
- Improved levels of accountability and efficiency will be extended throughout the whole of your organization
- Meaningful Use reimbursements will be managed more effectively
- Migration of all records to a completely comprehensive digital format is also easy
If you're worried about how your healthcare facility will function while the switch is being made, don't be. We can set you up with access to digital copies of any records you need by providing a simulated system. This way you'll have what you need, when you need it. Easily convert to an electronic health records management system by using medical record scanning services. (Watch video)
Electronic health records management system increases data access
Many patients want access to their records for one reason or another, but they don't want to have to schedule a visit with the doctor just to get it. In response to their request for improved access to their treatment plans and the care that they receive, physicians have turned to online resources. They help facilitate better management practices of patient health by serving as a secure online portal where certain information such as the outcome of test results is made available to patients for review. Well, with the implementation of the electronic health records management system, doctors, nurses and general practitioners can get patients access to information they want quicker and with improved efficiency. This is because it is all computerized, making it easier to find. Physicians can also better handle their patient caseload because everything they need to do their job more effectively is available right from their desktop computer.
Medical record scanning services free up space enhancing productivity
No matter the size of healthcare organizations, they are always under pressure to improve upon the services and treatments they offer. This, however, requires access to space. Using medical record scanning services to establish an electronic health records management system will allow you to turn what used to be used as file storage into something new. This could include a new patient treatment area, the addition of medical equipment such as an MRI machine or a daycare facility for hospital staff and employees. The possibilities are endless as to what the newly available space could be used for. Productivity levels will be enhanced as a result, however. For more about medial record scanning services, check out a list of questions and answers. (FAQ)
Contact us for medical record scanning services
Southwest Solutions Group® provides design expertise and consultations for medical record scanning services free of charge. To learn more or to speak with a storage specialist, call us at 1-800-803-1083 or send us a message today.