Konica MinoltaKonica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc. showcased its portfolio of products last week at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society meeting in Chicago. On display were the company’s clinical document exchange and document management solutions, 3D print, enterprise content management solutions, diagnostic imaging, and managed information technology services.

Konica Minolta also participated in the Interoperability Showcase in collaboration with its clinical document exchange solution partner, Inofile.

The company’s suite of products include integrated solutions designed to meet compliance, innovate and improve existing processes, and maximize workflow efficiency and security.

Complying with meaningful use stage 2 transition of care requirements, the Inofile Kno2 is a cloud-based solution positioned to replace fax in the exchange of protected health information. Konica Minolta has offered exclusive integration to Kno2 from the company’s bizhub multifunctional printers (MFPs), which support the adoption of direct messaging and assist with the compliance of interoperability standards. Customers can control and manage access to sensitive data and mitigate potential breaches through HIPAA risk and vulnerability assessments, gap analysis and mitigation and a myriad of managed IT services.

Helping hospitals and clinics save costs associated with printing prescriptions, the company has also debuted enhancements to its automated workflow software, Dispatcher Phoenix Healthcare. It now includes Rx Shield, a new feature allowing healthcare providers to print prescription forms incorporating the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services tamper-resistant security features and eliminating the need for pre-printed forms. According to Konica Minolta, this results in savings of as much as 20 cents per page.

“Bringing the Dispatcher Phoenix Healthcare Rx Shield capability to market demonstrates Konica Minolta’s commitment to solving real challenges for our healthcare customers and our continued investment in growing the healthcare solutions and services business,” said Sam Errigo, senior vice president, Business Intelligence Services, Konica Minolta. “By significantly reducing our customers’ reliance on costly pre-printed prescription forms, operational costs are minimized contributing to an overall lower cost of care, a key objective of the Affordable Care Act.”

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