October 20, 2011 - 12:00
Leading EHR vendor and healthcare providers rely on GFI Software for secure and reliable fax remedy
GFI Software today announced that GFI FaxMaker—the company’s network fax server software—has been certified for use with Aprima Medical Software Inc.’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management (PM) solutions. Through a newly established partnership, the companies will immediately begin marketing GFI FaxMaker to Aprima’s customers and extensive reseller partner network. Later this year, GFI FaxMaker will become an integrated fax component of the Aprima solution.
“Despite all the attention on EHR solutions and electronic records exchanges in recent years, the healthcare industry remains predominately focused on faxing to share patient records,” said Phil Bousfield, general manager of GFI Software’s Infrastructure Business Unit. “As EHR software rapidly matures, industry leaders like Aprima recognize the opportunity to further strengthen the value they provide by seamlessly incorporating GFI FaxMaker into their own solutions.”
“Our partners and customers have told us that GFI FaxMaker as a standalone product works exceptionally well with our existing products,” said David Shaw, vice president of Partner and Channel Sales at Aprima. “When we decided it was time to incorporate a fax component into the Aprima system, we partnered with GFI to ensure we were providing our customers with the best network fax technology available.”
Cutting Costs and Securing Patient Information
Introduced in 1996, GFI FaxMaker enables healthcare providers to cut costs associated with traditional paper faxing, as well as to meet patient security and information privacy requirements mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
GFI FaxMaker enables users to send and receive faxes via their email client and EHR solution. Other features and capabilities include support for multiple types of email applications and Fax-over-IP (FoIP); integration with Microsoft® Outlook® global address book to quickly direct faxes, as well as the mail merge feature in Microsoft Office to easily create personalized broadcast faxes; the ability to receive faxes as PDFs and attach files to faxes; extensive reporting to track usage, and faxes sent and received; and a junk fax filter to block fax spam.
GFI FaxMaker Streamlines Health IT Operations
Memphis Orthopaedic Group (sic) has 200 employees, including 12 doctors, spread across four locations. The practice has used GFI FaxMaker for seven years and also uses an EHR solution. Director of IT, Jared Baker stresses how GFI FaxMaker’s simplicity and speed are among the key benefits the software provides Memphis Orthopaedic.
“We send thousands of faxes a day,” Baker said, “but patients are our priority. The time savings we gain by being able to send faxes through email is a tremendous advantage for our medical assistants, ensuring they can quickly move on to the next patient. GFI FaxMaker is easy to install, easy to manage and it does what it promises. The product on its own has been phenomenal, but it will be even more advantageous as the EHR vendors integrate it into their solutions.”
To learn more about GFI FaxMaker, contact Lena Chamra at 919-297-1335 or email@example.com, Kevin Hodak at 919-297-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.gfi.com/faxmaker.
About Aprima Medical Software, Inc.
Aprima Medical Software, Inc. provides innovative electronic health record, practice management and revenue cycle management solutions for medical practices. Aprima is an integrated system built on a single database. Aprima uses a fast, flexible design that adapts automatically to a physician’s workflow and sets the benchmark for ease of use, speed and flexibility. Aprima is one of the few companies with a 12-year track record of success, including CCHIT Certification consistently every year as well as ONC Certification for 2011/2012. Thousands of Aprima users are benefiting from improved quality of care, improved patient satisfaction, improved quality of life and an improved bottom line. Based in Carrollton, TX, Aprima performs all development, support, and implementation from the U.S. To learn more about how Aprima can help your practice, please visit www.aprima.com, call us at 866-960-6890, option 7, or email us at email@example.com.
GFI Software provides web and mail security, archiving, backup and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) via an extensive global partner community. GFI products are available either as on-premise solutions, in the cloud or as a hybrid of both delivery models. With award-winning technology, a competitive pricing strategy, and a strong focus on the unique requirements of SMBs, GFI satisfies the IT needs of organizations on a global scale. The company has offices in the United States (North Carolina, California and Florida), UK (London and Dundee), Austria, Australia, Malta, Hong Kong, Philippines and Romania, which together support hundreds of thousands of installations worldwide. GFI is a channel-focused company with thousands of partners throughout the world and is also a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.