Press Release: Medical Records Management Solution for Retiring Physicians

Press Release For Immediate Release: Seattle, Washington – August 1, 2017 Spectrum Information Services NW, INC, Launches New Medical Records Storage Website to Help Retired Physicians Keep Their Patient Records Safe & Accessible! “Medical records storage solutions provides an affordable and convenient way for physicians to be unchained from their patient’s medical records during their […]

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Press Release: Amer Sports Selects SIS NW for Accounts Payable Mailroom Automation

SIS NW announced that Amer Sports, a leading sporting goods company has selected SIS NW to provide automated mailroom solutions for accounts payable processing. The partnership will help Amer Sports reduce labor costs, improve efficiency, and increase savings. Seattle Washington- June 17 2015 – Spectrum Information Services NW, INC (SIS NW – www.sisnwinc.com) a leading […]

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SIS NW to Present at AIIM Northwest Solutions Showcase June 30

Come join us on June 30 from Noon to 1:00 at the Microsoft campus as Greg Mennegar provides and educational presentation explaining how capturing paper and digital information as it enters your organization can help you reduce costs, improve relationships with customers and vendors and improve compliance. Complete details and registration are available on the […]

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Free Healthcare Seminar – May 19, 2015 at Sand Point Country Club

This free seminar for healthcare providers, administrators, and revenue management professionals will help prepare you for the move towards population health. Learn how to use existing tools to better manage population health and protect reimbursements. We will also have a panel discussion featuring local executives focused on managing the change towards increased patient financial responsibility. […]

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Managing Outsourced Patient Records Copying

interaction with the fulfillment process. While they do not wish to perform fulfillments themselves, they express frustration about not having real time oversight of the patient records copying process. These Providers are stuck with what we call “Passive Oversight”.  To learn what this means for the Provider, let’s take a closer look at the two […]

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Healthcare Management Systems Help Doctors Ease Into Retirement

Changes in the health industry require a need for effective healthcare management systems. With innovation in medicine and government regulations, the healthcare industry is rapidly changing. The family doctor is becoming obsolete, and more and more physicians and healthcare professionals are going to work for larger hospitals. Some doctors are retiring and some are consolidating […]

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Electronic Medical Records and Identity Theft

The truth about electronic medical records and identity theft If you’ve ever seen the movie The Social Network, you may have been amazed by the hackathon scene. If you are not familiar, a bunch of eager job-seeking computer programmers were challenged to hack into a secure web server in 10 minutes or less. If they […]

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Gresham PD Case Study – CJIS Compliance

Gresham Police Case Study – CJIS Compliance   The Challenge: Police records are highly confidential and the department has to closely monitor access and use of records. Like most police departments, The Gresham Police Department (GPD) uses these files heavily. They need to be able to provide access to officers and investigators, make it easy […]

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Copying Patient Records – From Cost Center to Profit Center

ROI+ TRANSFORMS COST CENTER TO PROFIT CENTER   Overview The Clinic group is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1978 that was originally established as a provider of health care for migrant and seasonal farm workers. With thousands of patients and 13 locations in two states, providing copies of patient records was challenging and expensive. SIS […]

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New Case Studies for Paperless Human Resource Records

Laws and regulations surrounding access and protection of human resource records have been evolving to protect personal information while simultaneously providing employees greater access to their personnel files.  Companies are faced with the dual challenge of maintaining and protecting confidential information while making it quickly and easily accessible to employees. These two case studies for […]

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Are you ready to go paperless?

Going paperless can have a number of advantages ranging from reduced risk and improved compliance to dramatic labor savings.  Recent studies have found that employees spend 40 percent of their time managing non-essential paper documents. The average document gets copied 19 times.  It is estimated that 7.5 percent of all documents get lost and 3 […]

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SISNWINC Announces Partnership with OCHIN

Spectrum Information Services NW, Inc. (SISNWINC) is happy to announce that they have entered into a long term agreement with OCHIN (ochin.org) to provide document conversion services and lockbox and EOB processing to its 1,200 member providers. One of the nation’s largest and most successful health information networks, OCHIN is nationally recognized for its innovative […]

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2012 WSMGMA Meeting

The 2012 WSMGMA meeting was a fantastic event with great educational presentations, inspirational keynote speakers, lots of networking opportunities, and some fun evening events. SIS NW had a booth at the trade show. We appreciate all the customers who stopped by to visit us and would like to congratulate Justin Pierce from Broadway Medical, the […]

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How much is your medical practice being underpaid?

According to the AMA, twenty percent of claims are not paid correctly (http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/news/news/ama-health-insurer-report-card.page). According to their calculations, that results in $17 BILLION DOLLARS IN WASTE every year. The costs to a medical practice aren’t just the lost revenue from lower than contracted reimbursements, it’s all of the added administrative time spent reviewing claims, fighting with […]

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Let’s talk about Quality Control

So, you’ve decided to go “paperless” and scan your paper records. As a result, you’re going to be making a financial investment in these records. Quality control is kind of like car insurance. You can pay for the minimum and hope you never need it or get full coverage and if the worst happens, you […]

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NIST HIPAA Security Toolkit Application now available

This free downloadable application can help you assess your organization’s HIPAA compliance: http://scap.nist.gov/hipaa/

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SIS NW at OCHIN O-HITEC Forum

SIS NW was invited to make a presentation at the 2011 OCHIN O-HITEC forum Nov 1-2, 2011. The event was held at the Embassy Suites In Portland Oregon. The title of the event was “Something for Everyone” The purpose of the forum is to bring together electronic health record (EHR) specific communities of medical practices […]

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Proactive Customer Service

At SIS NW Inc. we are fanatics about customer service!  A successful scanning project depends on building a relationship with our customer and involving them throughout the process. Our philosophy is to always be proactive about customer service and to bring issues to our customer’s attention that might affect our ability to provide good quality, […]

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Digital Lockbox Customer Case Study

Family Medical Group Case Study Family Medical Group is a family practice with five providers that sees an average of 1,800 patients per month. Family Medical Group was introduced to SIS NW during our search for a lockbox solution. We have been on an electronic medical record system since 2007, but we continued to operate […]

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Zero down financing now available for Scanning Projects

SIS NW Inc. now offers an easy way for you to finance your scanning projects. With today’s challenging economic conditions, finding money in the budget to do a scanning project can be tough. At the same time, we’re all being asked to do more with less. Our leasing solution provides a vehicle to get the […]

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MEDICAL RECORDS SCANNING FAQ’S

My practice is moving to an EMR, what do I do with all the patient records in our chart room? You will need to choose between one (or a combination of several) of the following options: 1. Continue to store them in your existing on-site chart room 2. Scan them and attach them to the […]

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ColumbiaSoft and SIS NW Inc. Information Services NW, Inc. Join Forces to Help Businesses Get Jump-Start On Paperless Conversion to Electronic Document M

SIS NW Inc. Information Services NW, Inc. helps businesses in Oregon and Washington convert their paper to digital files where they can be stored, shared, and managed electronically using ColumbiaSoft’s document management software. Portland, Ore. – April 6, 2010 – SIS NW Inc. Information Services NW, Inc. (SIS NW, Inc.) has joined ColumbiaSoft’s network of […]

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Welcome to the newly created SIS NW Inc. Information Services NW, Inc. blog. Visit often to learn industry tips and tricks and review useful articles and information.

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SIS NW, Inc. is focused on providing cost saving solutions for eliminating paper in your business and automating paper intensive processes. SIS NW, Inc. provides services to all types of industries, with a strong emphasis on health care solutions.

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