It’s 2018, but 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 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 stuff, including sending and receiving sensitive information of patients and the confidential insurance data, is that you don’t need to have a fax machine to send and receive such documents, and also you 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? YES. But, do you have to use a fax machine or fax modem to do so? NO. You can easily use an online fax service for healthcare porpuses 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 go for the online fax solution.

First, we take a look at how online faxing can increase the productivity of people working in the healthcare industry and then we review the advantages of online faxing over the traditional method to send and receive fax via fax machines.

How can online faxing increase the productivity and save you both time and money?

With the online faxing solution, the employees no longer need to use the old fax machines and therefore there won’t be any busy lines, any paper jam, waiting in the queue, and when it comes to sending fax to multiple recipients, you don’t need to do it separately. Just imagine you are working in an insurance company and one of your daily tasks it to send the medical records of 10 patients to the patients, their pharmacies, doctors, and hospitals. Have you ever thought of the hours you will waste while sending these documents to the related healthcare providers?

On the other hand, when there is no fax machine and 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.

Online fax for healthcare providers: What are the advantages?

One. It’s super secure and all your confidential and sensitive data is store securely. Other than being HIPPA compliant, as a patient, all your documents are stored in a secure place and you don’t need to worry about losing them. And your sensitive medical record will no longer be in the tray of the fax machine until someone picks them up.

Two. You can send fax from your email rather than stopping by at the fax machine. Other than sending fax from mail, you’ll get the confirmation email and you will also receive the fax right in your mailbox.

Three. Online faxing can be easily integrated into the healthcare providers’ software or system. The programmable fax API enables the employees to send and receive fax right from their own system or software.

Four. All the sent and received documents can be accessed from anywhere on any device. The seamless sync feature enables users to have access to their archive on any connected PC, laptop or phone or tablet.

See also: What are the advantages of online fax services?

 

Is it now the time to switch to the online faxing solution for healthcare providers?

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 all your data is stored encrypted and secure, 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.