Companies around the world are going paperless. Ledgers and balance sheets are now digital. Filing returns and paying taxes have become convenient to edit online. Virtual reporting is much easier than paper trails. Soft copies of literature are portable, user-friendly and much easier to manage than stacks of files.
There are plenty of reasons to shun paper, especially in the healthcare sector; here’s why you should stop printing your tickets and choose to go digital instead.
Now, this one probably won’t come as a surprise, but printed tickets are not eco-friendly. Hundreds of studies have documented the rampant degradation of our environment over the years for want of paper, and the carbon footprint is increasing astronomically. While there are specific green measures every company cannot endorse or initiate, going paperless is not only possible but more effective and rewarding.
It saves money
Going paperless will ultimately save you money as a healthcare provider. Go ahead and calculate the costs of all the rolls of paper you use to print the tickets. Depending on the scale of your business, it would amount to a few hundred pounds a year. Some businesses, such as diagnostic centres, might spend thousands of pounds yearly on just one clinic due to the nature of their business. You can save this money and be able to invest it elsewhere in your business.
It’s easier to manage
Printed tickets are not effective. Of course, they were good years ago, but now they’re just outdated and a waste of time and effort. They are known to be challenging to manage, simply messy and annoying to healthcare providers and patients alike. Diagnostic centres may have 1000s of tickets per week, often having to allocate several staff members to manage this; something that could be made so simple.
If you decide that your clinic will go paperless, we have an eco-friendly and affordable solution to switch to. QHERE allows you to manage all your walk-in and pre-booked patients from a single and simple app; fully customisable to your needs.
Book a discovery call today to discuss your needs as a clinic and if QHERE can support you.