For medical and healthcare practices, one of the biggest and most important challenges is record keeping - not only of patient data but also of other documents deemed important to running the day-to-day business. It is naturally crucial that all medical records be readily available to share among GPs, specialist doctors, medical assistants, nurses and more. Given the ever-increasing computerisation of the industry, that means that all documents need to be available in digital form. However, even in practices where many internal systems have moved over to digital, in any given day it is common to produce a great number of physical documents as well. This is where technology from Brother is instrumental, especially in the conversion of physical records into the digital medium. The operations of most healthcare facilities produces many physical documents including referrals, clinical notes, test results, patient correspondence and the like so it is important that a digital counterpart exist to allow records to be stored and, where required, shared.
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