While the demand for data continues to rise, healthcare managers still find themselves in a bit of a tizzy when it comes to finding solutions to help them make better financial decisions. It’s no secret that the days of filing cabinets and paper running have been a huge detriment to healthcare systems across the country. Information gets lost or misfiled. Workplace efficiency is slowed to a halt. Yet, according to Accenture’s 2015 Healthcare Technology Vision report, upwards of 40% of the AP Healthcare managers are managing 50% more data than they were last year. The wisest of the bunch have turned to Enterprise Content Management (ECM) as their solution.
ECM and EMR systems go hand-in-hand. Access to data being the most critical part of both the patient and healthcare organization, calls for a streamlined and secure process. Implementing an ECM system ensures each experience to be not only efficient but also, cost effective. Jeff Frankel, VP and Principal of DocStar states in his article with Becker’s Hospital:
ECM systems can import all information and with HL7 standards in place can interface directly with other systems like EMR, lab, transcription or practice management systems. With the rising costs of healthcare, it is critical that the integration of financial and clinical data is used to analyze performance for safe, efficient and effective clinical and fiscal management. But organizations should also review how data is being shared between internal departments efficiently – and this includes more than just EMR or patient data. It means looking at the enterprise as a whole.
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