Many healthcare facilities are migrating their patient and other forms of data to the cloud to make it more accessible and available than before. However, the amount of data in the pre-digital era could be daunting.
Fujitsu, a multinational information technology equipment and services company, said that for better management of vital health information, healthcare facilities need to start digitizing and utilizing medical records.
Sensitive medical and personal patient information, such as medical history, past ailments, consent forms, insurance information, and contact details can be digitized for enhanced security and easy accessibility.
Easy Backup and Recovery
Digitizing medical records makes it easier to create digital backup copies for the healthcare industry. Since the country is prone to natural disasters, physical copies can be potentially destroyed but digitization enables healthcare providers to simply access the backup files stored in remote servers.
Digitizing documents and connecting them with enterprise solutions lead to faster retrieval of information by employees across departments from anywhere at any time. It will also provide faster claim reimbursement processes for patients since it no longer needs manual encoding because digital copies are submitted into a system electronically.
Improved Time Management and Efficiency
Obtaining files that healthcare providers need can be time-consuming, wasting valuable time. Having the files scanned and digitized will help them streamline the process of looking through piles of medical records, helping them to save time and focus more on providing better healthcare services.
Save Valuable Space and Money for Other Purposes
Digitizing archives and vital information can save space and money that were formerly used for rooms, filing cabinets to store paperwork, and manpower required to file documents. Hospitals and other medical facilities can finally use space for more important facilities and the manpower needed to manage the files can work on other crucial work.
The facilities can also use the money spent on paper, storage, and manpower for other useful investments, such as procurement of key medical equipment or hiring more medical professionals to better serve patients.
Image Scanners for Healthcare Providers
When looking for the best scanning device, healthcare providers must consider the features, suited to their specific needs. Fujitsu Image Scanners offer features that promise to help healthcare providers improve efficiency and productivity.
Fujitsu Image Scanner fi and SP Series deliver speed, image quality, and excellent paper handling, along with easy integration and compatibility with document imaging applications, perfect for every medical professional’s everyday filing needs.
Fujitsu fi Series has various range of scanners, from compact front desk scanners to heavy-duty production scanners.
Fujitsu f1 and SP series
The nurse’s station can make use of Fujitsu fi-800R, one of the brand’s smallest scanners that can scan 40 pages per minute (PPM) and is suitable for small spaces. The scanning of documents into digital records using fi-800R can help nurses have easy references about in and out information of each patient.
For high-volume scanning of medical documents, the fi Series offers a wide range of models depending on the requirements. For instance, Fujitsu’s fi-7140, fi-7160, fi-7180 are durable, heavy-duty scanners ideal for department use. The fi-7600 is also one of the reliable models that can handle 100 PPM and can do 44,000 sheets a day suitable in addressing voluminous records scanning.
The SP Series are cost-effective scanners that provide high-quality productivity and efficiency in scanning. It also has a compact design that can be easily placed on desks and reception areas. It has easy-to-use imaging functions that allow users to work faster and more efficiently.
Fujitsu SP and fi Series also feature PaperStream IP scanner driver that integrates cutting edge image processing technologies. PaperStream Capture software comes as standard on the fi Series and it provides more advanced image processing functions.
The Fujitsu fi and SP Series Image Scanners are among the products offered by Fujitsu Philippines Inc. With 45 years of local presence and expertise, the company has made Japanese IT design and technology available through its server, storage, and scanning hardware and solutions. The company also offers cloud technology that provides relevant and cost-efficient IT solutions to all organizations of various sizes and needs.