Hospitals and other healthcare facilities in the United States are under increasing pressure to reduce costs. Doing so without compromising patient care is an ongoing challenge. Paperwork is one area where the healthcare industry is in a unique position; because volume is very high, solutions designed to reduce paper usage could be the answer to the industry's ever-growing administrative costs.
Audits aren't on anyone's list of Top Ten Ways to Have a Great Time, but they are, unfortunately, a business reality.
Identifying and correcting the cause of any difficulty is the best way to meet it head-on. In the case of audits, the entire process of gathering the required documents far outpaces the fear of discovering a minor mistake. To begin addressing the issue, let's first identify the source of the problem.
The past several years have taught us that disaster preparedness is a business essential. Power outages, equipment failures, natural disasters, human error, and cyber attacks are just a few of the ways your business can suffer a catastrophic loss. The question you must answer is, are you prepared?
If you're like most senior-level business decision-makers, saving time and money tops your wish list for 2018. A robust document management solution is a must if you have any hope of more efficient business processes and faster product manufacturing in 2018. Here are a few of the leading advantages.
Accounting offices are tasked with managing thousands of documents and the information they contain. What if your firm could deploy a solution that not only helps manage your information but also reduces costs and increases efficiency at the same time?
If you haven't yet considered switching from your current system to electronic document management, here are five reasons why you may want to begin the transition as soon as possible.
Are you equipping your staff with the tools they need to do their best for your company? Document management is a proven productivity tool that businesses just like yours are using to recover thousands of hours each day. Here's how.
Ten thousand. That's how many sheets of paper the average U.S. knowledge worker goes through every year. Astonishing, isn't it? We can go paperless (or nearly so) in the office, but we're cranking out more printed documents than ever before. What's going on?
It's All About Your Time and Money
A few sheets of paper here and there don't look like much, but the costs add up. U.S. businesses divert more than $120 billion each year to print documents. Imagine the growth that could happen if those funds were allocated to core projects instead?
If you're still dependent on filing cabinets to organize your documents, you're missing out. Read on to learn how electronic document management can change everything about the way your company conducts business.
1. Find Everything Faster
One of the worst problems associated with paper-based systems is the inability to find files quickly. Document management eliminates the problem by replacing your current system with full text, keyword search capabilities. Simply search the client name or anything related to the content and the file will available instantly.
You've decided to take the plunge and convert from paper-centric processes and hardcopy documents to an electronic document management system. Congratulations are definitely in order!
But even with a firm decision to move forward with electronic processes, you'll need to do more than just hang on for the ride. Here are a few tips for ensuring a smooth transition period.