The following is a guest post provided by Casper Manes on behalf of GFI Software Ltd.
Every business wants to get the most out of their technology investment, and should always look for ways to save time, save money, and leverage existing investments; healthcare organizations are no exception. While the patients’ best interests are always in mind, compliance is the watchword that influences every technology decision. So it’s really no surprise that most healthcare organizations have started deploying fax server software within their infrastructure.
HIPAA has some very specific requirements around faxing that can be difficult for many offices to meet. The need to secure access to a traditional analog fax machine can be a real challenge in an office where every square foot counts and some office managers have asked for a fax machine at their desk because of the number of times they have to stand by the machine to receive a fax from a referring office. And the number of times someone has to scan a received fax into their EMR suite almost justifies an intern just to handle scanning. [Read more…]