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11 BEST PRACTICES IN DIGITAL HEALTHCARE FORMS DESIGN

11 BEST PRACTICES IN DIGITAL HEALTHCARE FORMS DESIGN

Introduction For the last few years, digital forms have been one of the fastest-growing healthcare technologies. From expediting patient intake remotely and obtaining consents digitally ahead of visits, to increasing efficiencies with insurance forms, financial forms,...

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Hampton Regional Medical Center Implements the Passport Solution

Hampton Regional Medical Center Implements the Passport Solution

We are proud to announce that Hampton Regional Medical Center has recently deployed the Access eForms Passport Solution in Registration and Surgical Services. Electronic signatures allow a more efficient patient intake process that completely eliminates the risk of surgical delays due to lost paper consents.

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HUNT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER GOES CONTACTLESS WITH SOLUTION EXPANSIONS

HUNT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER GOES CONTACTLESS WITH SOLUTION EXPANSIONS

Utilizing our Impression Solution will allow Hunt Regional Healthcare to extend forms to patients outside of their hospital creating a contactless process that is not only safer and faster but provides a better overall patient experience. The ability to extend electronic forms to patients outside of the healthcare setting, in advance of their visit, will allow Hunt Regional Healthcare to provide a truly contactless patient intake experience and save approximately 886,000 pieces of paper by converting from a paper-based process.  

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MEET JENNI MIHM, A REVOLUTIONARY HERO IN HEALTHCARE

MEET JENNI MIHM, A REVOLUTIONARY HERO IN HEALTHCARE

Regardless of whether you are using an eSignature service, a proper Healthcare eSignature Platform like Access eForms, or you still rely on paper forms, a forms designer has a huge responsibility and a significant impact on how hospitals communicate with patients, and we hope following a champion outline of best practices and pitfalls will help you and your health system navigate this ever-evolving digital landscape.

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5 Steps for Hospitals to Quickly Check the Security of 3rd Party Vendors

5 Steps for Hospitals to Quickly Check the Security of 3rd Party Vendors

Our last few blogs have highlighted a number of highly-publicized data breaches that have seriously impacted the healthcare industry. These incidents have cost medical providers millions and increased the risk to patients’ personal information. As we’ve discussed, many of these breaches could have been avoided if appropriate preventative measures had been taken.

How do you guarantee that you are not one of the “headlining hospitals” that exposes millions of patients’ PHI in a security breach? Well, you can’t–no one can–but a smart approach to security can drastically reduce the risk of disaster. From proper internal training to facilitating open discussions with current vendors about your security needs, you can ensure that your patients’ PHI is safe.

This blog post will give you five essential steps for checking and maintaining a secure environment with your third party vendors.

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Star Valley Health | eSignature Platform Expansion for “Patient Device” Contactless eSignature

Star Valley Health | eSignature Platform Expansion for “Patient Device” Contactless eSignature

The addition of the eSig platform will give Star Valley Health the ability to send forms externally and they will no longer have to print and scan forms back into the imaging system. The ability to extend electronic Pre-Registration forms to patients in advance of their visit will allow Star Valley Health to provide a truly contactless patient intake experience and save approximately 750,000 pieces of paper converting from a paper-based process.

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Access Healthcare Security Series Discover How Protected Records Are Accessed

Access Healthcare Security Series Discover How Protected Records Are Accessed

Digitization of healthcare organizations and excessive use of smart devices by customers is a significant leading factor in the occurrence of security breaches. Studies show that outdated security software, database servers with no password protection, or email accounts without any passwords are the most often cited reasons for security breaches.

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Ozarks Healthcare : NEW CUSTOMER

Ozarks Healthcare : NEW CUSTOMER

Ozarks Healthcare to deploy Access eForms eConsent solution at registration and clinical. Ozark Healthcare is a system of care encompassing a 114-bed acute care hospital, family medicine and specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation and home care services.

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“WHAT ABOUT MY OVARIES?” Part 3 | Outside Facility & Disconnected EMR

“WHAT ABOUT MY OVARIES?” Part 3 | Outside Facility & Disconnected EMR

There have been tremendous advances in connected health care systems, electronic medical records systems, and patient electronic signature. However, acquiring these systems can be expensive, and the level of effort required to implement these systems is a whole other issue. Hospitals still rely heavily on disconnected electronic medical record systems and faxing as a means to get paper forms from point A to point B. Any step that can be taken down the electronic pathway to mitigate these issues could mean one less error that occurs on the operating room table. 

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“What about my ovaries?” Part 2 | The Paper Scanning Conundrum

“What about my ovaries?” Part 2 | The Paper Scanning Conundrum

While we have seen many issues, few of them reached the level of calamity as exhibited by the informed consent process that went terribly wrong for the University of Wisconsin Medical Center just a few years ago. In this installment of the blog series, we’re focusing on the simple yet profoundly challenging issue of how a single piece of paper can only be in one place at one time. 

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Even The Best Technologies Fail | The Value of Professional Services

Even The Best Technologies Fail | The Value of Professional Services

When we think of a successful technology project, we often consider whether the technology is functioning as intended, but that is only half of the story. Just as “to err is human” is often said regarding the propensity of the inevitable failings of humans, “to break is to technology” could be said of the technology humans create. When technologies fail, however, the value of quality professional services saves the day.  

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