Why get a cardiovascular information system (CVIS)? Just ask Kerry Hamilton, Operations Manager of Heart and Vascular Care at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia.
“Our laborious process in electrocardiogram (ECG) management resulted in lost ECGs, missed revenue and report turnaround times that could take up to four days,” she writes in a recent Cath Lab Digest article. The source of the problem: paper.
Here is how she describes a paper-laden workflow: