It's 2018, and believe it or not, fax is still one of the most used communication tools to send healthcare-related documents to patients, doctors, insurance companies, pharmacies, and other related healthcare providers. Online fax for the healthcare industry is a new way to send your healthcare documents to respective recipients and it happens to be a secure and reliable way.
The good thing about using online fax for healthcare-related needs, including sending and receiving patients' sensitive information and confidential insurance data, is that you don't need to have a fax machine to send and receive such documents, and you also don't need to have a physical copy of the data to be transmitted.
So, as a patient, do you have to send your documents through fax to insurance companies, doctors, and hospitals? For privacy and security reasons, the short answer is YES. But, must you use a fax machine or fax modem to do so? NO. You can easily use an online fax service for healthcare purposes and easily and securely send your sensitive data. On the other side of the line, the healthcare providers can either stick with the traditional solution or they can upgrade to an online faxing solution.
First, we will take a look at how online faxing can increase the productivity of the people working in the healthcare industry, and then we will review the advantages of online faxing over the traditional method to send and receive fax.
With an online faxing solution, healthcare employees no longer need to use an old fax machine and therefore there won't be any more busy lines, paper jam, faxes waiting in the queue, and when it comes to sending a fax to multiple recipients, you will no longer need to do it separately. Just imagine that you are working for an insurance company and one of your daily tasks is to send the medical records of 10 patients to their pharmacies, doctors, hospitals, and themselves. Have you ever thought of the hours you are wasting while sending these documents to the related healthcare providers?
On the other hand, when there is no fax machine nor fax server, it means there won't be any maintenance cost to keep the servers running and buy ink and toner, and there won't be any IT-related headaches.
We believe it is. You are going to switch from a traditional method to a faster, more secure, and more productive solution. With FAX.PLUS, not only is all your data stored encrypted and secure, but you'll also have the option to send fax from your email or Google docs, and even use the fax API to integrate the faxing functionality into your own enterprise software.