Running a private medical practice is a challenging, but rewarding, business endeavor. Other than staff, patient documents are the most valuable parts of any medical practice. They serve an important role in ongoing patient relationships and require incredible care in order to protect patient privacy. Unfortunately, managing these documents in traditional ways can prove to be time consuming and costly. For a small, private practice; document management is even more challenging thank to limited staff resources and space for storing documents.
Many offices over the past year have moved to work from home models or hybrid models, meaning there are less people on the premises using the office equipment. Plus, digital communication is becoming more and more popular each year which means less printing for communications. With reduced demand on printers, does the standard office printer still have a place in a modern business? Or, should businesses move on from office printers as we know them?
2020 was a challenging year for businesses and individuals alike. However, as the economy begins to open up completely across the nation in 2021, things are looking up. In fact, the global growth for 2021 is projected to be 5.6% which is a massive rebound from a difficult year. This presents a number of opportunities for businesses across all industries and there will be unprecedented need for printed materials.
Disruptive digital technologies are presenting new ways for the legal sector to achieve digital transformation, enabling more accessible, client-focused legal services for current and future clients. These technologies provide a new level of efficiency and support to legal teams, freeing them up to focus on client care and other high-value tasks. But to truly harness the power of these tools, lawyers must understand the influence of these technologies and how they can be used to their fullest to acquire and retain clients — and achieve a new standard of profitability.
Is your school ready to reopen safely? You may think so, especially if you have health and safety protocols in place such as hand sanitizing stations, mask guidance, social distancing guidelines, or even vaccine requirements. But a safe school environment offers more than just physical safety.
Just as the manufacturing industry was getting back on its feet from the recession in 2008, the coronavirus pandemic hit, throwing a proverbial wrench in the works. Supply chains were disrupted, businesses and warehouses were shut down, and employees were unable to work due to illness. These factors led to a steep decline in industrial production in the United States, a trend precipitated by a dip in orders and also manufacturing employment levels.
More than ever, businesses are moving toward a digital-centric work model to take advantage of the many benefits offered by the digital transformation process. And today’s markets offer the perfect time to make the switch, with new revenue opportunities appearing through the type of broader engagements that support transformation. Strategies like managed print services (MPS) bring digital transitions into focus for both small and large enterprises by targeting sustainability initiatives alongside cost and risk benefits.
As with other industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world of accounting is seeing rapid changes in the way business is conducted. There has been a marked shift away from time-based billing strategies, the addition of more advisory work on the horizon, and an escalation in the number of remote working teams.
As the business environment continues to shift to meet expectations and changes brought about by the ongoing pandemic, law firms and legal departments must ensure that workflows continue uninterrupted — even when teams are increasingly geographically scattered.
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