Guest Column | November 24, 2011

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. Healthcare providers rely on documents to keep them completely up-to-date with real-time information on a patient's health and care, so it's critical that organizations have a system in place to manage documents with pinpoint precision and efficiency. However, document inefficiency continues to be an enormous cost driver and cause of errors in the healthcare industry.

There are many different approaches that hospitals and medical centers can take to gain control of their document-intensive business processes, but one of the most effective is the digitization of patient records - which will ultimately free up valuable resources for providers to focus on what matters most: providing exceptional care to their patients.