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Diabetes, we all heard this term many times. Western medicine called on the management of diabetes polyuria sweet nature, then the Chinese on the management of diabetes is called Diabetes is thin with polydipsia. Diabetes can be divided into two categories, reasons not clear, we call primary diabetes; and those with diabetes have special causes, such as pancreatic disease, not caused by insulin synthesis, secretion does not come out, or by other endocrine The confrontation caused too much insulin and other hormones; This is a secondary category of diabetes.
Diabetes & Endocrine Center Streamlines Service, Reclaims Space With Electronic Filing Solution Company/Industry: “I told Sage (Software) that there would be no features that make Panasonic scanners standard Diabetes & Endocrine Center of Orlando home for all that paper in the new building and that equipment in Sage Software’s integrated practice- I wanted a fully integrated solution,” Ms. Howard management solutions. Challenge: added. “I also told them I didn’t want a separate “It was horrible,” Diabetes & Endocrine Center of hardware guy, software guy and systems guy. “Our default scanning hardware is almost always Orlando Practice Administrator Debbie Howard That what I wanted was a single vendor providing Panasonic,” he says. “We especially like the recalls. “It was piles and stacks and mountains and an end-to-end solution and that I didn’t care who reliability and paper handling of the Panasonics, the more mountains of paper. We had a 500-square made the scanners as long as it was a first-tier fact that they rarely jam, the long-paper scanning foot document storage room with wall-to-wall filing company with a reputation for maximum uptime for things like EKGs. Something else that’s very cabinets and there were still patient records and and minimum maintenance. important to us is Panasonic’s willingness to allow insurance forms everywhere.” our techs to participate in factory-training sessions “They brought in a Panasonic KV-S3065C, so we can perform field maintenance and repairs That was five years ago. Today, the document- showed me how to use it, and it’s been a on the units ourselves.” management area in the Center’s new building workhorse every since. We’re now into the fourth occupies only 49 square feet and calm keyboarding year of a six-year lease on that initial scanner and According to Jim Preuett, Panasonic has replaced paper-shuffling chaos. Doctors, it’s still essentially self-sufficient. We really don’t do Communications Company’s East Coast Scanner technicians and administrators have real-time anything to it. It doesn’t breakdown, it doesn’t have Business Development Manager , Panasonic’s access to electronic medical, billing and scheduling problems. When we started the project, we hired line of high-speed, high-volume scanners is ideal records from workstations strategically placed temps who spent all day, every day just scanning for healthcare providers transitioning to digital throughout the facility and the space reclaimed via and scanning and scanning. The end result was document collection and computerized practice- digitalization is being used to earn income rather that we didn’t have to move a single paper record management solutions. than drain it. except for some long dead files we are legally mandated to keep as originals.” “The Diabetes and Endocrine Center is a major Beginning the design process of its new central Florida care facility with three doctors, four headquarters in late 2004, Center administrators Impact: nurse practitioners and numerous administrative turned to Sage Software to provide the practice- These days one employee using a PC, the and support personnel dealing with a year-round management and electronic health records KV-S3065C “workhorse,” and a Panasonic DP- average of more than 125 patients per day in one applications and hardware integration needed to 8035 network multifunction product handles the office,” Preuett noted. “The amount of scanning cure its paper-handling pandemic. Center’s entire scanning and digital-media filing required to fill the Center’s pipeline to enable and organization needs. Sage’s Intergy practice-management suite to “I had to do something with all those charts and integrate everything from chart management, to folders,” Ms. Howard says. “Many of the folders “We create a complete electronic record for each electronic billing and remittance tracking, to ID were almost four-inches thick and some patients new patient starting with their first appointment,” card inputting, to appointment book scanning was had four or five folders. If a doctor wanted to Debbie Howard says. “Doctors make electronic enormous. compare something like a new ultrasound with notes on charts using workstations in each one that was two or three years old you had to go examining room and lab reports and faxed “We are extremely proud that Sage Software through multiple folders to find it. material are received directly by the DP-8035 and has made our KV-30x line, with speeds up transferred to the server without ever touching to 166 images per minute, industrial-grade Solution: paper.” metal construction, and extended maintenance The solution was to integrate low-maintenance intervals, their scanner of choice for these types of Panasonic scanners with Sage’s Intergy Suite Sage Software Hardware Product Manager Tom applications.” including Intergy for Practice Management and Carter confirms that best-in-class reliability Intergy EHR for electronic health records. and ease-of-maintenance are among the key
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