The benefits of going paperless at the point-of-care have been explored extensively in the last decade.
The list of pros include less waste, fewer duplicate tests, better quality data, and better efficiency and communication. All of which can result in improved patient care and outcomes. On a larger scale, going paperless can also result in a reduction in the overall cost of healthcare.
The idea of going paperless (or paper-light) may be daunting if you have an established practice with years’ worth of paper-based patient files or practice staff who are hesitant to adopt a digital system to replace their typical workflow. But adopting these five steps to going paperless can give you a starting point to developing a plan that’s right for your practice and make the transition manageable and productive.
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