Solutions in Healthcare
Printing compliance is critical in hospitals to ensure patient confidentiality, safety, and compliance with regulations. Implementing secure printing practices and regularly reviewing and updating print compliance policies is essential for hospitals.
Your Patients Come First, Your Printers Matters
Your teams are patient-first focused. Their attention should be empowered to to administrate less and enhance care more. This is why Healthcare Solutions at ABT are designed with your team in mind. From Patient Identification to healthcare coordination and patient safety, design your workflow with secure, reliable information management systems.
Data management is a critical aspect of healthcare, as it plays a vital role in patient care, research, and decision-making. Healthcare providers must manage vast amounts of data, including patient records, medical images, test results, and other clinical data. Effective data management strategies enable healthcare providers to ensure data integrity, security, and accessibility while complying with regulatory requirements. One of the most important aspects of data management in healthcare is ensuring the confidentiality and privacy of patient information. Healthcare providers must implement robust security measures to prevent unauthorized access to patient data, such as encryption, access controls, and auditing. Effective data management is essential for delivering high-quality, safe, and efficient healthcare services. By implementing robust data management strategies, healthcare providers can improve patient outcomes, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.
Document Management Solutions
Improve processes and workflow, from canning and filing case documents to mark-up, translation, circulating documents, and file searches. Associated Business Technologies can help your firm by:
- Simplify storage and organization and easily search case work, forms, pleadings, contracts and other documents.
- Integrated Scanning to your existing system software.
- Include emails and records with client documents.
- Easily translate documents for bi-lingual case management.
- Instant access and research records.
Medical Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)
A GPO is an organization whose primary product/service is the development of purchasing contracts for their membership. Members have access to significant savings that they would otherwise not be able to get were they not members of the purchasing organization. For example: Sam’s Club or Costco. Premier | Premier | Amerinet | Broadlane If your practice belongs to a GPO’s you will receive equipment, software, accessories and service at very low cost compared to retail prices. Once our document specialist has evaluated your current document environment you will receive up to 70% off any products and or services that has been recommended through your GPO. Automated Business is helping Colorado healthcare providers move forward with the healthcare initiatives set up by congress.
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act
The HITECH Act is to encourage the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) through incentive payments to physicians. According to the Act, physicians are eligible to receive up to $44,000 in total incentives per physician from Medicare for “meaningful use” of a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) starting in 2011. (Note: Physicians reimbursed by Medicaid can receive approximately $65,000 in prorated annual payments starting in 2011 based on state-defined guidelines.) The HITECH Act is clearly an ideal opportunity for physicians who use Electronic Health Records – EHRs effectively to be rewarded and to stimulate adoption for those who aren’t currently using EHRs. The incentive payments will be calculated using a formula similar to the Medicare incentive payments. The payments must be used to “adopt, implement, or upgrade certified EHR technology” during the first year of payment, unless the Medicaid Provider already has EHR. Providers, who already have EHR, as well as those receiving payments after the first year, are only required to show meaningful use of the certified EHR technology. Medicaid will not reduce its payments if a hospital fails to implement EHR by a particular date, which differs from the Medicare incentive payment program.