Yesterday, Service Point Solutions (SPS) issued a Press Release to announce its Dutch subsidiary’s expansion into the healthcare records business sector.
For those of you who read Spanish, here’s a link to the Spanish-language version of the Press Release (feliz lectura!)…..
For those of you who do not read Spanish, I used Google-Translate to create an English-language version of the press release. Note that Google-Translate does not do a perfect job.
Okay, here’s the English-language version of the press release:
Service Point lands in the hospital sector in the Netherlands
• Sales in the hospital segment increased 30% in 2011 and expects similar growth in 2012
• Service Point Netherlands 300,000 digitized records of patients Leids University Medical Center (LUMC), one of the largest hospitals in the country
Barcelona, March 2, 2012 - The Dutch subsidiary of Service Point has expanded its mail services, printing and document management segment of hospitals and health centers. During the last six months, the Dutch subsidiary of Service Point has added six new clients in this sector, which provides mail services and reprographics and scanning the new service in situ.
The segment of hospitals and health centers is one that has better growth prospects for Service Point. The year 2011 closed with a specific sales growth for this sector of 30% and projections suggest that 2012 will end with a similar pattern.
The potential scanning in situ
The Leids University Medical Center (LUMC), one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands, with an archive of 3.7 million medical records of patients-has been one of the last hospitals to hire the services of Service Point. The LUMC is in the process of implementing a new system for information management which is counting on support from Service Point is digitizing 300,000 medical records center in the hospital's central file. Service Point first prepared the documents and removes all the redundant information to later scan scanners deliver high capacity and medical specialists electronically for approval.
"Service Point offered us flexibility and many options for the digitization of our archive," explains Stephen Helder, head of administration in the LUMC. "We were particularly pleased with the possibility offered to make this work in our facilities. Due to the high confidentiality of the records and the need for the medical staff have this information, this requirement was a priority for us and has been resolved with scanning in situ. The hospital's daily activity is not affected and Service Point has demonstrated the ability to take large volumes even in periods of heavy load of work. "