Health Care Selects Forms Processing Solution from Parascript

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Not-for-profit health care provider automates flu consent form processing, saves $25,000 in first year with technology from Parascript

We are very pleased with the results achieved with Parascript’s FormXtra Enterprise,” said JoAnn Smith, manager system billing for Aurora Health Care.

Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced that Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care, has implemented Parascript’s FormXtra Enterprise form processing software. The technology has enabled Aurora Health Care to automatically process 100,000 flu consent forms from October 1st through December 1st with recognition rates of over 80 percent. The health care provider saved $25,000 in the first year after the initial investment.

“We are very pleased with the results achieved with Parascript’s FormXtra Enterprise,” said JoAnn Smith, manager system billing for Aurora Health Care. “Not only were we able to automate the labor-intensive and error-prone process of recognizing and keying in information on flu consent forms, but we have also seen significant savings after only a few months.”

Aurora Health Care receives approximately 100,000 flu consent forms every season. The forms contain diverse field types such as voucher number, first and last names, address, date of birth, and several check boxes, among others. Parascript’s form processing software can read these handwritten fields more often than any other automated process in the industry even when they are located in non-standard positions.

Parascript’s FormXtra Enterprise provides all of the modules required to establish a complete forms processing workflow. Form definition, form registration, intelligent recognition, keying module, dynamic quality control, reporting and administration tools make managing forms processing and keying jobs easy.

“Parascript’s unique ability to read difficult text like handwriting gives our customers cost savings advantages over their competitors,” said Brian Ball, vice president for Parascript. “FormXtra Enterprise offers a complete forms processing workflow, and enables organizations to achieve immediate savings on tough-to-process forms.”

About Aurora Health Care
Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin. Aurora Health Care is online at http://www.aurorahealthcare.org.

About Parascript, LLC
The Parascript image analysis suite extracts meaningful information from images. Employing patented digital image analysis and pattern recognition technologies, the Parascript image analysis suite improves decision quality in medical imaging, postal and payment automation, fraud detection, and forms processing operations. Parascript software processes over 100 billion imaged documents per year. Fortune 500 companies, postal operators, major government, and financial institutions rely on Parascript products. Organizations include the U.S. Postal Service, Böwe Bell + Howell, CheckFree – now part of Fiserv, Elsag, Lockheed Martin, NCR, Siemens, and Unisys. Parascript is online at http://www.parascript.com.

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