After 30 years in operation, Yuma District Hospital had accumulated millions of paper records and stacked file boxes to the ceiling in storerooms and vacant spaces all over the hospital. To complicate the matter, there was little established process for handling documents. Fighting for space and losing time and energy in the file search, Yuma knew it was time to shed some paper weight.
After implementing a Digitech Systems’ Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system in the Medical Records department, Finance department and Patient Business Office, Yuma saved 3,100 square feet of records storage and 1,100 hours in file management. Today, Yuma manages patient records, financial records and explanation of benefit records electronically.
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