Healthcare face challenges to improve patient care. Each of the over 1 billion annual visits generates more information, more paper work and and triggers cumbersome workflow processes. Endless forms with personal details, medical history, medical tests, diagnoses and treatments. Not only is it difficult to collect patient form data, save and manage these databases, but it’s also difficult to quickly access them.
Improving patient experience, integrating and consolidating both paper based and electronic data, and streamlining paper-based record systems continue to be key priorities for healthcare institutions. When developing such automated initiatives, leaders need to set up systems that electronically capture documents, transform data into actionable information and then communicate this information to the right people. At the same time, the system should drive processes, and integrate with applications and data repositories.
The goal is to implement an enterprise-wide strategy to capture all information needed in a consistent, secure and efficient way so it can be rolled out smoothly across the organization. By doing so, all relevant departments, people and processes will assimilate to the new paradigm — making it possible to optimally utilize the electronic system.
Our Patient On-boarding solution includes the Document Capture Solution (Paper and eForms) at the front end that automatically classify, read, capture, extract and validate information from the structured and unstructured information contained in admission documents, charts, test reports, MRI’s, x-ray images and other documents before it is released to desired data destination including EMR and others. Enterprise Content Management solution is another part of our Patient On-boarding solution which provides secure access to data and image repository for collaboration and retrieval of information, it also triggers workflow processes notifying doctors and other staff of the next action item for the patient automating the entire cycle patient admission process. The digital records within Enterprise Content Management automatically organizes health records based on the patient’s name, medical record number, date of birth, and date of service. The secure, efficient management of information enhances workflow across the organization — eliminating many of the inefficiencies that currently plague the health care system.
By transforming paper based processes into efficient digital processes, healthcare organizations reduce paperwork, as well as the costs and errors associated with re-keying data that has traditionally been provided by patients using pen, paper and clipboard. By moving to electronic patient records, health care providers not only eliminate paper costs but also save money by reducing the time that staff members spend looking for, moving and managing paper charts.
With an integrated enterprise-wide approach to document capture supported by a system that incorporates imaging, capture, transformation and integration of information, healthcare organizations can expect to move more effectively into a Paperless Management system.