Paperless patient accounting: fact or fantasy?

  title={Paperless patient accounting: fact or fantasy?},
  author={E I Tak{\'a}cs},
  journal={Patient accounts},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={2, 4}
Hospital staff at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Florida, were "drowning in a sea of paper." The 715-bed facility (the fifth largest hospital in the state of Florida) was producing an average of 19,000 patient bills per month and the patient accounts department was "going down for the third time." Over 50,000 active files covered over 170,000 square… CONTINUE READING