Optio Healthcare Introduces New QuickTablet(TM) Solution."Ink-on-Glass" Solution Streamlines EHR (Electronic Health Records) Computerized medical records that bring patient care into the digital age and save time, money and lives. The push to adopt comprehensive electronic documentation between doctors' offices and hospital settings intensified after the RAND Processes and Eliminates the Cost of Pre-Printed Forms
ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Optio([R]) Healthcare, a leading provider of affordable electronic health record (EHR) and forms automation solutions for the healthcare community, announced today that it will be introducing a new Tablet PC (1) A tablet computer environment from Microsoft that is based on an enhanced version of Windows XP. Designed to function more like a portable writing tablet than previous tablet-based computers, it includes handwriting recognition as well as the ability to retain handwritten words forms-management module as an optional component of its subscription-based QuickRecord([R]) EHR solution suite.
Optio QuickTablet, which is now available for demonstration at this week's Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS HIMSS Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society ) conference in New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded , Louisiana, will be available to the general public by the end of April 2007 and is Optio's first software solution intended for use on the lightweight, keyboard-free Tablet PC.
QuickTablet's "ink-on-glass" technology enables healthcare administrators, nurses and physicians to easily fill out and directly submit pre-loaded forms into a patients EHR in a fraction of the time it would take to process, file and distribute paper forms.
* Streamlines EHR processes by providing a fast and simple way to securely update patient information
* Eliminates the cost of pre-printed forms by enabling users to write on and sign electronic forms designed with Optio DesignStudio(TM) or other forms-development applications
* Enhances patient safety by ensuring that all parties involved in a patient's registration, assessment, treatment and subscription processes have access to updated information at the same time
* Reduces the cost of forms-intensive processes by eliminating file storage, manual scanning and indexing, as well as the costs of associated labor and resources
* Provides an inexpensive alternative to clinical health information systems
"We're excited to offer customers a new way to optimize optimize - optimisation EHR processes with Optio's QuickTablet solution," said Mike McGuire, senior vice president and general manager of healthcare sales and services, Optio Software. "Optio's latest technology, which can be used on any standard Tablet PC, will help hospitals and healthcare facilities to increase patient safety and quality of care by reducing the amount of time and resources required to assess the patient's condition, update the patient's electronic record and deliver the appropriate treatment."
Optio's QuickRecord Suite consists of the following standard components:
* Intelligent Hub A network device that performs a variety of processing functions, including network management, bridging, routing and switching. Contrast with passive hub and active hub. See hub.
Optional components include:
* Deficiency Management(TM)
* Patient Signature Capture(TM)
For more information about any of the Optio Healthcare solutions mentioned above, visit www.optiohealthcare.com or contact a local sales consultant at 770 576-3500.
About Optio Software, Inc.
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About Optio Healthcare Solutions:
More than 700 healthcare organizations use Optio's affordable Electronic Health Record (EHR), forms automation, clinical document management and advanced labeling solutions to capture, format, scan, view, sign, and archive patient information. Optio's technology delivers real-time access to patient information throughout the continuum Continuum (pl. -tinua or -tinuums) can refer to:
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