Featured Document Management Articles

  1. eForms And eSignature Eliminate Expenses From Patient Registration Through Finance
    Interactive eForms and eSignature capture technology eliminates expenses and inefficiencies of paper forms, expanding your options for collecting structured data from the point of patient registration to patient billing. By Phil Sullivan
  2. ECM’s Role In Achieving One Patient, One Record

    While the benefits associated with pure paper reduction are important, the end result of a successful ECM implementation goes far beyond this, allowing healthcare organizations to accomplish larger, system-wide initiatives and complete their vision of attaining one patient, one record. By Meghan Demorse, author/professor

  3. Improve Your Revenue Cycle With Electronic Document Management
    The clock is ticking and IT project managers are struggling with HIPAA X12 5010 compliance. Some HIT vendors are not ready, many payers are transmitting in non-compliant versions and claims scrubbers are choking on translations between vendors, payers, and varying transaction set standards. By Phil Sullivan, VP of product marketing and management, dbtech
  4. Does HIMSS Level 7 Really Mean Paperless?
    In this blog excerpt, the author assesses the reality and attainability of a truly paperless healthcare environment. By Amy Lockton, Sales Solution Manager — Healthcare, Perceptive Software
  5. Gainsharing: An Alternative To ACOs?
    Gainsharing — a pay-for-performance program in play at select hospitals throughout the U.S. — is creating an accountable care environment (and benefits) without adhering to the ACO (accountable care organization) final rule issued by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services). By Ken Congdon, Editor In Chief, Health IT Outcomes
  6. Adding ECM To The EHR Equation
    The healthcare industry is in the midst of radical transformation, and documents are at the heart of the revolution — with good reason.
  7. Paper Security Breaches: Are You At Risk?
    Improper disposal of paper records was recently cited by the Department of Health and Human Services as a growing cause of security breaches in healthcare. This article provides you with steps you can take to ensure the PHI (protected health information) contained on your paper documents doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. By Randy Cusick, technical marketing manager, Xerox North America
  8. When EMR Is Not Enough
    Integrated document management enables Princeton Community Hospital to condense document deficiency corrections from weeks to days. By Vicki Amendola, Editor, Health IT Outcomes
  9. You've Scanned Your Healthcare Documents … Now What?
    Scanning is just the first step in an optimized workflow for paper based clinical documents. The goal behind any clinical scanning process should be to enhance your operational efficiency and improve the quality of patient care.
  10. ECM Bridges EHR Gaps
    Many EHRs come equipped with embedded document management features, but this Q&A with Perceptive Software’s Dan Teske offers some compelling reasons why you should supplement these functionalities with an ECM (enterprise content management) solution. By Ken Congdon, editor in chief, Health IT Outcomes