Securing patient data is an increasingly important issue in the healthcare sector as organizations strive to protect sensitive information and comply with regulatory standards. The evolving nature of document management systems has enabled them to become indispensable tools for maintaining accuracy and security in the medical world.
Having the right document management system in healthcare can make all the difference.
When it comes to healthcare technology, most people think of tools in the operating room – but audio-visual technologies are just as important.
In an environment of ever-growing costs, healthcare facilities are turning their attention internally – even to print expenses.
Healthcare providers are required by law to keep patient data private, protected, and secure. But did you know that your printers might be a massive security risk, especially when it comes to patient info? Fortunately, Managed Print Services can not only help manage healthcare printing, but also better protect patient data.
The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc with physician practices and healthcare in 2020, where many providers saw stunning declines in productivity and associated revenues. In general, physician productivity fell by over 8%, although this varied among specialties. Factors that contribute to limited productivity include providers being burdened with non-productive tasks such as searching for information, inefficiencies in patient flow, and others. In addition to lowered productivity, staff burnout and job dissatisfaction rose, causing up to 30% of healthcare workers to consider leaving their jobs.
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.
With average operating margins still remaining 30% below their 2015 levels, health care providers are searching for new ways to regain profitability among a bevy of challenges. While these challenges include an increase in publicly funded patients, rising denials of claims from insurers, and lowering collection rates, some of the strain can be chalked up to inefficiencies in the workplace.