Article | November 21, 2007

Article: Digitizing The Irregular Documents Of Healthcare By Douglas T. Butts, BÖWE BELL + HOWELL Scanners

Over the last several years healthcare providers have made a collective move toward electronic records. Driven initially by regulations, providers have recognized how fast and secure access to healthcare data can help them track patient history, monitor quality assurance standards, comply with regulatory guidelines, and achieve timely billing and reimbursement. While the benefits of electronic health records are undisputed, Douglas T. Butts, business development manager, healthcare at BÖWE BELL + HOWELL Scanners, explains how digitizing healthcare data comes with its share of challenges. Submitted by BÖWE BELL + HOWELL Scanners