You’ve been forced to rely on the insufficient word of robots for too long, and it’s putting your practice and patients in jeopardy. All you know from fax success messages is that a machine has received the document you sent. There’s no guarantee it was printed out and picked up, or delivered to the proper efax folder.
In our last article, we asked you for your thoughts on whether the fax machine has a place in modern healthcare. To answer this question, let’s take a closer look at legacy fax machines and the modern alternative: Secure-Mail.
Last September, Leeds Teaching Hospital located in Leeds, England pledged to Axe the Fax as part of a nationwide campaign to ban and replace fax machines across the National Health Service (NHS) with more modern and secure communications systems.