[Case Study] How to Quickly Deliver Document Scanning for an EHR Web Solution

document scanning in EHR

THE SCENARIO

A global market-leading company provides advanced technological solutions that include radiology and cardiovascular workflow software. This company has been offering radiology management software for more than a decade. For the latest version, the company sought to include advanced document workflow management and convenience features including:

  • Cross-browser document scanning
  • Simple UI
  • Support for numerous document types
  • Ability to preview documents

Typical Steps of the Document Workflow:

  1. Referring Physician requests exam via a web portal.
    Sometimes a fax is used instead and is often scanned in as part of the study request for insurance documentation.
  2. An exam is confirmed and other appointment information might be documented at this point.
  3. Upon patient arrival, registration staff notes arrival.
  4. Patients registration and other details confirmed.
    Scanning of documents, such as driver’s license, insurance cards, and consent documents, occurs now. It’s during this time Dynamsoft’s component is used whereby staff can scan one set of paperwork and break it down into different document types
  5. Exam occurs and staff mark when it starts and ends, for the radiologist.
    This is another point when the Dynamsoft’s component might be used, if a patient needs to sign a consent form to be scanned into the system as an audit trail.
  6. Radiologist views images and creates a report.
  7. Report is delivered via fax and/or electronically via the portal to relevant parties, such as physicians, patients, etc.

THE SOLUTION

The company performed a build versus buy analysis. They found Dynamic Web TWAIN was the best decision for their organization based on:

  • the robustness of the solution
  • increased time to market
  • cross-browser compatibility

Dynamsoft’s Dynamic Web TWAIN SDK provided developers a simple way to deliver a TWAIN scanning module in a web application. With the TWAIN scanning SDK, they need write just a couple of lines of code in JavaScript. This is instead of taking months to learn the TWAIN standard. Dynamic Web TWAIN supports all mainstream browsers on Windows and Mac OS X.

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THE BENEFITS

The company’s application development team was able to significantly improve time to market. They found the Dynamic Web TWAIN SDK was easy and straightforward to use.

Today, the application is a full-featured, web-based radiology management system. It fulfills the feature set the company set out to accomplish for its users. It is fully integrated with other related solutions the company offers and has complete EHR certification for meaningful use in radiology.

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