By Prof. Beenum Yadav
The healthcare sector has played a crucial role in recent times, helping the entire nation in its fight against COVID-19. While handling the patients and arranging for medical aids was the primary focus, managing the humongous data and records emerged as yet another daunting task.
Mostly, when we think about technology and healthcare, it is limited to hi-tech machines, advanced medical equipment, etc. Still, technology can also help hospitals, both big and small, go paperless and manage their entire database efficiently. Over the years, many firms have developed systems to support businesses to go paperless and work more effectively with an online platform. Some top-rated firms that can also enable hospitals to go paperless instantly are:
MSB Docs: MSB Docs is one of the most prominent document digitization and e-signature providers in India. Many companies across the country, ranging from healthcare to education to retail etc, are associated with MSB Docs for embracing the paperless work model in an error-free manner. Along with their services around paperless documentation, MSB Docs also offers hybrid signature arrangements as computerized and electronic signs. The company also follows region-specific policies such as IT Act 2000 (India), ESIGN Act (USA), eIDAS (EU), FIPS 140-2, SOC2 and SOC3. The company further ensures the highest standards for security – ISO 27001, EU-US Privacy Shield and SSAE 16.
Google Drive: Irrespective of the size of the hospital, every organization has a chance to go paperless. Google’ drive facility is a great comprehensive set of documents available for free to manage and share work. Services such as google doc, sheets, slides, forms, drawings, jamboard and more features allow individuals or business to create flawless business-related documents, invoices, data files and more. Company of any size can leverage these services to manage work. All you need to do is create a Gmail id and use their services. However, if your business is security sensitive, you may want to consider the other options listed below.
DocuSign: DocuSign is another excellent choice to avail comprehensive document digitization and online signatures management. Their offerings are easy-to-use and integrate into the existing business model. The company focuses on security, utilizing solid encryption innovations and industry best practices. The company offers their business services in three kinds of packages– Individual, large enterprises and MSMEs.
Adobe Document Cloud: Adobe Document Cloud enables companies to switch from traditional work methodology to modern, tech-savvy. The platform allows firms to create and share PDFs with anyone and experience a smooth signature experience. This will enable companies to fasten the work process and cut cost significantly. This service by Adobe is already very among various companies across industries in India and abroad. The platform is accessible through web and mobile applications, making it easier for everyone to access and work effectively.
Beenum Yadav is Professor, College of Journalism & Mass Communication, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University.
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