HAMILTON – Bay Area Records Conversion (BARC) has won a contract to provide record scanning services for Burlington’s Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH). The three-year contract involves annually converting an estimated 2.5 million pages of paper patient records into digital images, and uploading these images into the hospital’s electronic record system.
HAMILTON – Digitization of paper records is a necessary component in every organization’s evolution to full electronic records systems. For Canadian hospitals already under pressure to adopt electronic medical records, the additional challenges associated with digitizing paper records can be overwhelming.
HAMILTON – Hamilton’s Bay Area Records Conversion (BARC) has entered into a five-year contract to scan inpatient records for the Niagara Health System. The preliminary phase of the contract requires some six million pages to be converted to digital format from the Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie, Greater Niagara General Site in Niagara Falls, Port Colborne Site, St. Catharines Site and Welland Site.