With 6,000 tons of paper being wasted by U.S. hospitals every day, the astonishing costs of paper-based processes are by now well-known. With at least half of healthcare expenditures being considered “wasteful” due to inefficient and redundant administrative processes, it is clear where the problem lays – reliance on paper.
Between registration forms, billing services and discharge paperwork - it comes as no surprise that hospitals have found themselves caught in endless paper shuffling. While complete elimination of paper is unlikely, there are various low-hanging opportunities hospitals can leverage to lower waste, in turn improving patient satisfaction and overall efficiency.
U.S. hospitals generate 6,000 tons of paper waste every day.
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