Why is DPI So Important in Document Scanning?

Dot to Dot The art of stippling was first created in 1510 during the Renaissance period. Stippling is the use of multiple dots of monochrome or tones of black and white to create an image. We’ve come a long way and in this era of electronic imaging, the use of a combination of dots is…

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Need a Post-COVID Office Records Update?

It’s been almost 60 years since Bob Dylan presented the world with the song, The Times They Are a-Changin’, and ever since, times have continued to change. In fact, a song critic said that the song was obsolete by the very changes that it predicted and was politically out of date as soon as it…

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Maintaining HIPAA Compliance When Scanning Patient Charts

Moving from paper files to digital–or a hybrid of both–in your health care practice has so many benefits. Switching from paper to digital charts frees up so much space and allows for a smoother workflow than working with paper. Digital charts allow you to limit your contribution to landfill paper waste. Paper is getting more…

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Why In-House Scanning Doesn’t Work at Scale

Would you believe that working with a document scanning company is more cost-effective than attempting to scan an abundance of documents in-house? What you overlook are all the hidden expenses that are eating away at your bottom-line revenue. Take the following test and see why in-house scanning might not be working in your business’ favor.…

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Preserving Historical Documents for Generations to Come

On December 27, 2021, when the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond, Virginia was removed, a time capsule believed to be 135 years old was discovered underneath. Governor Ralph Northam Tweeted, “This is likely the time capsule everyone was looking for.” This true story illustrates how historical records can be lost and damaged in an…

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5 Questions to Ask Your Document Scanning Provider

Choosing a document scanning provider for your business can be bewildering. What is important; what do you need to know before embarking on a scanning project? 1.    What is your company’s scanning experience? Knowing a prospective scanning provider’s history is a great place to start to know the kind of service you will experience. Here…

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How to Avoid Costly Document Restoration

The Scene of a Disaster You get a call that there has been an accident. You rush to the scene to find first responders attempting to contain the area and limit the loss. You can’t believe this is happening to you. Your company’s documents are the victim of a disaster. Information has power and losing…

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Identifying and Protecting Mission-Critical Information

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines the term “mission critical” as “any…information system that is defined as a national security system (FISMA) or processes any information the loss, misuse, disclosure, or unauthorized access to or modification of, would have a debilitating impact on the mission of an agency.” How do you determine…

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The True Costs of a Paper-Dependent Office

Did you know that once you throw a paper airplane, it is no longer stationery? Sorry, my paper-related jokes are all “tear-able” (I’ll wait while you groan and roll your eyes). If you think my jokes are bad, you should know the real cost of an office being heavily dependent on paper is even worse.…

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Why Disaster Recovery is More Important Than Ever

You hire the best staff. You offer the best training. You find the most comprehensive insurance. And disaster can still find its way into your business at the most unexpected times. There are no guarantees against it, so the goal is to reduce the potential damage by implementing a ready-to-go recovery plan. Here are things…

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