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You Don't Call a Penguin a Dodo, Why Call Your Copier a Photocopier?

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Sep 15, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Photocopiers are on the edge of extinction, only found tucked in the back corners of libraries and colleges. Multifunctional devices, digital copiers, and all-in-one devices have edged it out of the technology world. However, you still see "photocopier" applied as a catch-all term when people and businesses talk about the tools they need to support daily operations.

Many industries require print and copying functionality, but when they use the wrong terminology to say what they need, they may end up limiting their choices. You can't realize the productivity benefits of a machine when you make assumptions about what it can do.

All photocopiers could do was create copies of papers with heat and light. They served a useful purpose in their time, but modern technology brings an expanded feature set to the table.

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The Difference Between Electronic Medical and Health Records

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Sep 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

As a healthcare provider – whether you work at a doctor's office, medical/critical care clinic, hospital, or any other type of care facility – you have to deal with mountains of paperwork, from insurance forms to patient records. You also know the value of technology platforms such as electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR). Both are valuable tools in managing patient information. However, although many staff members use the terms interchangeably, they're not the same thing. Here are the differences between the two and what you need to know about each technology.

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You Need These 7 Features in Your EHR System

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Sep 8, 2016 1:30:00 PM

You have countless options for electronic health record (EHR) systems, and every vendor wants to claim that they have the best solution for your needs. This technology moves you away from endless paper files and keeps patients' health information in digital form. Authorized medical professionals have an easier time accessing this information quickly rather than waiting for your office to mail or fax documents. When you evaluate EHR systems, keep an eye out for these seven features.

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MEAP MEAP! Next-Gen Document Scanning from Canon and Worldox

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Sep 6, 2016 10:47:44 AM

In any law practice, the billable hour is sacred. To maximize those hours you need an efficient workflow, and that requires using the right technology. If the right technology is used correctly, your firm can save time and money by automating a sizable portion of your legal processes.

Canon is a leader in digital imaging solutions and has the hardware and software that can help you achieve an efficient workflow. One of the key technologies Canon offers is its MEAP software, which runs on the imageRunner Advance platform and certain imageRunner MFPs.

But before you can take advantage of MEAP, you have to understand what it is. Knowing that can help your practice take its next steps in optimized case management.

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6 Ways a Multifunction Copier Improves Your Office Efficiency

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Aug 31, 2016 2:05:58 PM

If you've ever moved offices (or just needed to redo your current office), you know what a hassle it is to pack equipment. You might have even questioned the necessity of carting around a scanner, fax machine, copier, and printer. Turns out that it's not necessary: you can move into the modern age with a multifunction copier. Before you start to panic thinking about an additional line item on your capital expenditures budget, consider the economic and functional benefits of getting a 4-in-1 machine.

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Advantages of Buying Your Copier From a Local Dealer

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Aug 26, 2016 4:03:36 PM

Did you ever stop to think that buying a copier locally is like buying from your local farmer's market?

At a farmer's market, you get friendly service from people you know and fresh, locally-grown produce -- plus, you're helping local business.

The same can be said for buying a copier locally. You're not only contributing to local business; you're also getting a quality product with an instantly-accessible support team.

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Securing Digital Copiers to Protect Patient Privacy

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Aug 23, 2016 1:44:15 PM

Office equipment has been transformed in recent decades. Today, state-of-the-art technology is available at affordable prices, and many physicians are taking advantage of the convenience and efficiency of digital copiers, scanners, and printers.

However, the new technology is not without risk. Digital equipment, such aa multifunction copiers, stores patient health information that is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Users must take steps to protect patient privacy from the hackers who wish to exploit it.

Tags: Healthcare, HIPAA

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Civil Litigation Made Easier With Document Management

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Aug 18, 2016 5:17:48 PM

 

Every document counts when it comes to business, and in legal proceedings, there are a lot of documents. The last thing an attorney wants to deal with is misplacing a critical one.

I've written about how important document management is to everyone's practice, so I won't repeat myself, but it's clear that too many law firms still rely on paper files. 

Document management and workflow can keep you efficient in the six stages of civil litigation. The ability to share your files electronically and print and copy documents using multifunction copiers makes collaboration much easier.

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HIPAA Violations: There Are Penalties

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Jul 26, 2016 1:38:45 PM

By now, I think everyone has signed (or ticked the box if your doctor uses a tablet) a HIPAA form. Most of us know it has “something” to do with privacy, but we simply sign the form and then shuffle back to a seat to await our appointment.

Tags: Security, Healthcare, HIPAA, Privacy

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What is Legal Document Management and How do You Choose?

Posted by Robert Caldwell on Jul 14, 2016 3:00:22 PM

In the legal industry, the standards in records management are rigid. A firm must protect their clients’ interests, while also adhering to federal, state, and local regulations, plus court requirements. And if you fail to comply, it can result in loss of client confidence, malpractice suits, stiff penalties, and/or hefty fines.

So, it’s easy to see why having the right technology to serve your firm is so important – there shouldn’t be question or concern about whether or not your firm fall short in the protection of your clients’ interests and information or meet those rigid standards.

It’s a big deal – having and choosing legal document management software for your firm. Legal document management exists to serve your law firm in all of the ways above and more. 

What’s the catch?

Tags: Document Management Little Rock, Legal tips and tools

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