Traditional fax machines are outdated, insecure, and wasteful in terms of time and money. Ensuring the security of patient records becomes a concern when using them. Smart medical office managers are switching to cloud-based fax solutions for secure and efficient record transfers.
The fax machine as an office appliance is outdated, insecure, and a complete waste of time and money. How can you be sure that patient records are secure? Is someone monitoring the fax machine 24/7? HIPAA requirements are clear and fines for non-compliance are steep. Fax is still the best way to securely transfer patient records, but not with a traditional fax machine. Smart medical office managers are making the switch to cloud-based fax solutions and it’s easier than you may think.
Here are 5 benefits of making the switch today.
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