Medical Record Scanning and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

The clock is ticking for medical practices to convert to electronic health records (EHRs). To receive full medicare payments every practice must have achieved meaningful use of EHRs by 2014. This was mandated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Along with the stick comes a carrot – there are billions in grants available...

Scanning in Tax Records

Tax time is a difficult one for many people. And it isn’t filing in all of the forms. It is often organizing all of the backup documentation required. A simple solution is to use records scanning for storing all the documents needed for taxes. They can be scanned in...

Diversified Information Technologies Buys Building

Diversified Information Technologies (DIT) has purchased a 166,000 sq ft building in Enfield Connecticut. The building was used as an envelope plant by the prior owners. DIT plans to use the facility for its records storage operations. This is a clear example of the expansion of the records storage industry. DIT...

Cloud Storage for Health Records

A new problem in starting to pop up for medical organizations that have scanned their patient records to Electronic Health Records (EHRs). That is the issue of storage. A large hospital with thousands of patients a week have a tremendous amount of data to manage. The obvious solution is...

Retrievex Acquires Metropolitan Records Storage

Retrievex of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania has acquired Metropolitan Records Storage of Wilmington, Massachusetts. Metropolitan provided hardcopy and data vault storage to the New England area. The company was 20 years old. This is part of Retrievex’s goal of expansion through acquisition. They currently have locations along the East Coast, Cincinnati,...

Recall Acquires Shred-It Storage

Recall * has acquired the Shred-it * document storage business operating in the US. The sale signals a departure from Shred-its strategy to grow into new markets in the US. Shred-it President and CEO Vince De Palma said, “We have decided to divest our US records management business, redirecting...

Record Storage & Document Scanning as a Revenue Stream

Are you sick and tired of reports from ‘lead generation’ services that show tons of activity but never really provide results? If you’re looking for a way to grow your document scanning or record storage business, Record Nations gives you the ability to have qualified, sales-ready leads delivered to you real-time, when...

Rural Electronic Health Records

Formally defined as an electronic version of a patient’s medical history over time, electronic health records have become an increasingly common tool used by health services today due to their ease of accessibility as compared to paper-based medical documentation. Despite the advantages that electronic health records (EHR) are able...

CDI Vaults Acquired by Access Information

Access Information Management announced their acquisition of CDI Vaults. CDI Vaults offered records storage, tape vaulting and shredding services from their Eugene facilities. This provides Access Information Management with service in Oregon and represents their 22nd acquisition. [press release] This acquisition sheds light on the growth and consolidation of...

Red Flag Rule Added to FACTA

Enacted in 2003, The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, or FACTA, requires that all businesses, regardless of size or industry, protect and dispose of sensitive and personal data they collect about their customers. The Federal Trade Commission has issued new regulations to the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions...