Card Scanning Solutions Integrates MedicScan® Software with MEDENT Practice Management & EMR/EHR Solution From MEDENT, Advancing Capabilities of the Medical Office

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CSSN Inc. dba Card Scanning Solutions has recently completed the integration of their MedicScan® OCR True Parse software solution with MEDENT, the advanced all-in-one Practice Management and EMR/EHR solution from MEDENT. The core focus of both CSSN and MEDENT is to offer cutting-edge solutions to achieve a paperless environment and to contribute to the efficiency and accuracy of medical office management, resulting in maximum profitability.

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Card Scanning Solutions (CSSN Inc.) has developed an advanced image-processing technology which uses their proprietary Optical Character Recognition (OCR) engine to read and extract information from a wide variety of identification cards by using an ID Reader. As the manufacturer and the intellectual property and trademark owner of the MedicScan® and ScanShell® product lines, CSSN Inc. has perfected the process of patient registration and medical data scanning. Their user-friendly and easy-to use solutions assist medical clinics, hospitals and medical offices in running efficiently and accurately.
Since 1968, MEDENT has been recognized as a leader in the health care ‘Practice Management’ automation market. By specializing in this field, MEDENT is able to offer an all-in-one Practice Management and EMR/HER solution which addresses the requirements and the trends developing in the medical industry. For over forty years, MEDENT prides itself on providing a high level of customer service as well as an innovative and complete solution which includes, software, hardware, installation, training, ongoing support and supplies. Furthermore, by aligning themselves with IBM, they are able to assure the highest degree of service and usability to their customers.

With the demands and complexity of healthcare organizations today, the technology offered by MEDENT aims at protecting the financial interests of providers without neglecting the efficiency and flexibility of patient scheduling and registration. MEDENT provides a high level of office automation with its all-in-one Electronic Medical Records and Medical Practice Management solution. By integrating their existing MEDENT solution with CSSN’s MedicScan® OCR True Parse software solution, MEDENT users now have access to a far superior and flexible medical practice management solution.

The MedicScan® OCR True Parse from CSSN is an insurance card scanne r with extensive OCR capabilities which extracts the textual information from the image of the medical insurance card into the appropriate text fields of MEDENT’s Patient Account. With CSSN’s comprehensive OCR SDK (Software Developer Kit), MEDENT has been able to easily incorporate this reading technology directly into their existing software application. MedicScan® is not only limited to medical cards and it is also an ID reader and a driver license scanner capable of extracting data into the MEDENT Practice Management system. This extracted data can then be stored based on the user's requirements. The extracted patient information is also stored securely in order to ensure¬ HIPAA Compliancy giving one the ability to legally store and host sensitive data.
One of the core benefits of MEDENT is its ability to empower the front desk of any medical service. The existing software enables the user to easily access a patient’s information on the ‘look-up’ screen which acts as a hub for the access of vital patient information such as, the guarantor's insurance information. With the MedicScan® integration, the front desk staff is now able to quickly and accurately extract data from a patient’s medical card or ID card. The time that an employee would spend on photocopying, scanning and formatting patient information is eliminated and human error is reduced. Since the medical data can be extracted within a few seconds, employee productivity is increased which translates in to return on investment.
The MedicScan® OCR True Parse comes complete with ScanShell® 800R which is a TWAIN compliant A6 color scanner with a resolution of 600 dpi. This medical card scanner connects to and is powered by the computer’s USB port so no external power supply is required.
The mission at MEDENT is to not only offer superior customer service but to also provide customers with an efficient and flexible, all-in-one solution to advance into the 21st century of medical office management. By integrating MEDENT with CSSN’s MedicScan® OCR True Parse software, MEDENT users will now have a competitive edge in the extraction, processing and storage of medical information and patient registration.

Additional information on the image processing solutions offered by CSSN, Inc. can be found at

Card Scanning Solutions (CSSN Inc.) is a leading developer of card reading and image processing technologies. They are renowned for developing an OCR engine that can read the driver licenses and ID’s from all 50 states and over 40 countries. Their high-level DSP (digital signal processing) algorithms are able to filter and clean tarnished images received from an ID scanner, which differentiates their technology from other OCR providers. CSSN Inc. offers valuable solutions that significantly increase productivity, save time and money and result in greater efficiency in a wide variety of industries including Medical, Financial, Hospitality, Security and more.

Additional information on the all-in-one MEDENT EMR/EHR and Practice Management software system offered by MEDENT can be found at

Founded in 1968, MEDENT has been a recognized leader in the health care ‘Practice Management’ automation market. Their specialized expertize enable them to offer cutting edge solutions in the developing medical industry. The key objective of every MEDENT (Management Efficiency Doctor Efficiency Networked Together) installation in a medical office is to achieve an efficient and paperless environment which will maximize profitability. The MEDENT solution is also tailored to the specific needs of the user's practice and offers a wide selection of optional modules based on one's requirements.

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