The average professional uses 10,000 sheets of paper per year, which equates to a stack about 3 ½ feet tall (or 104 cm). In fact, if you stacked up all the paper used just in U.S. businesses every year, the pile would be 18,000 times as high as Mount Everest and would reach nearly halfway to the moon.
Does your hearing clinic use paper documents for customer records, inventory, marketing, invoicing, insurance reimbursement, and other tasks? If so, it likely takes considerable time and effort to manage all this paper: sorting, filing, and organizing it.
With paper systems, administrative tasks that should be quick and easy – like scheduling, appointment reminders, medical files, or marketing efforts – require pulling documents from files, manually making phone calls, sending communications by mail, and constantly updating paperwork. There’s a better way to run your business!
This means no piles of paper teetering on your desks, no overflowing file cabinets, no losing important documents, and no time-consuming manual mailings.
Technology has made it easy (and secure) to go paperless, yet many audiology retailers haven’t made the switch. Perhaps they’re overwhelmed by the thought of transitioning to a cloud-based Practice Management Software, or they think a paperless system is unrealistic for their clinic.
Today’s Practice Management Softwares offer so many benefits that it’s well worth it to ditch the paper and go digital. And you already have the necessary tools – laptops and PCs – to do so. Let’s review the key benefits of going paperless.