Integrated Document Solutions (IDS) today announced the release of its next generation Reforma® intelligent bar-coded forms management system. The application, which completely automates the conversion and routing of paper-based healthcare documentation to electronic form, seeks to address the growing EHR readiness market.
Reforma 3.0 dynamically generates bar-coded intake forms pre-populated with specific patient and visit information. When scanned, the pages are automatically sorted, indexed and routed to the corresponding electronic patient chart in the provider’s health information management (HIM) system.
“An electronic patient record without visit documentation only tells part of the story,” said Yaniv Dagan, CEO of IDS. “This new version offers caregivers and technology vendors a very feasible way to address a key part of their EHR implementation, and a solution to a common bottleneck.”
Reforma securely interfaces with providers’ scheduling and billing systems over the web to capture and process data, and uses standard office printers and compact desktop scanners to print and scan bar-coded forms.
The new version features:
Smart Printing – Office staff can now batch print all relevant documents for a particular date of service collated by patient. The system automatically selects and queues documents according the type of visit, and allows the user to preview and make exceptions before printing.
Bar-coded Labels – Users can now produce bar-coded labels to also automate the scanning and routing of external documents such as pathology results, faxes and other correspondence.
More Compact Barcodes – A new barcode format has an even smaller footprint and can be placed vertically or horizontally anywhere on the page, increasing available white space.
Integration with AbbaDox® Worklist – Bar-coded forms can now be printed through the company’s popular AbbaDox workflow portal through the Pending Cases bin – a work list of patient visits that enables users to select the desired method of documentation for each patient encounter, including speech recognition, a template or normal, or an electronic form.
Routing Codes – A unique routing code printed directly below the barcode now allows users to manually index and route documents in the event that a barcode is rendered unreadable by a pen mark or another mishap.
For more information about Reforma, visit www.idssite.com/reforma.