How a Cardiology Center Standardized their Smart Electronic Health System
Six years ago, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, President Obama earmarked tens of billions of dollars for IT professionals to aid healthcare providers in the implementation of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. These systems are used by hospitals, medical offices, insurance companies and other healthcare institutions to help streamline and keep track of sensitive patient and client information.
To this day, we continue to see an increase in adoption, and according to a recent study, the EMR industry has seen an 8.5 percent growth in the past year alone. While many healthcare offices have made an easy transition to the digital system, some have faced particular hardships or have needed to overcome certain obstacles. Whether it’s due to a lack of time or money to support the required update, or more specifically, due to the cumbersome challenge of transitioning a paper system to a digital one – it hasn’t been simple for everyone.
We took a closer look at one special center in North Carolina – Cape Fear Cardiology – where they have recently standardized their smart electronic health system.
Cape Fear Cardiology was experiencing significant problems with its existing scanners and needed a reliable, high performance scanning solution that would meet the needs of their busy and rapidly growing medical practice.
After experiencing ongoing issues with a competitor’s system, the office switched to Panasonic’s KV-S1026C personal workgroup scanners to process patient paperwork at the reception desk and for back office applications.
Since the installation, the Panasonic scanners have enabled the medical practice to effectively streamline work flow processes, increasing overall productivity and improving the patient experience.
To read the full case study, please visit: ftp://ftp.panasonic.com/scanner/casestudy/fnl_scanners_capefear_casestudy.pdf.