For the past several years, A2iA, Artificial Intelligence and Image Analysis, has been focusing its attention on delivering a product for lifting and indexing data from medical records, billing claims, and administrative paperwork such as admittance / discharge forms. These complex documents need specific solutions to address their multifaceted challenges, and A2iA’s advanced technology is designed to do just that— take your document management solution to the next level. By operating the world's largest research center dedicated to automatic document processing, with a focus on unstructured content, A2iA is proactive in its developments. And, with these resources at our fingertips, A2iA is able to improve its core, proprietary toolkits based on the needs of its users and today’s changing environment.
Since reform and regulation has stirred the healthcare industry, it has become an even more complex environment, though the goal is to streamline healthcare processes to ensure enhanced customer care by lessening the complexity of its current processes. In the wake of healthcare reform, healthcare IT has been forced to comply with new regulations regarding all aspects of healthcare, including those pertaining to increased efficiencies for Electronic Health Records/Electronic Medical Records (EHR/EMR) and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) processes. Healthcare IT needs have shifted to include emphasis on meaningful use of patient data and the availability and recovery of data to increase overall productivity and enhance patient care. The HITECH Act, Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health, the piece of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 intended to increase the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) by providers, is composed of three stages with the last proposed for 2015; the end goal is to streamline the entire healthcare system. Providers and healthcare facilities must focus on implementing solutions that will meet their needs today and in the future, while maximizing existing spending to see a savings on their bottom line.
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