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Advantages of an Electronic File Management System

With today’s technologies, an electronic file management system is an excellent option for a variety of businesses across a number of different industries. Medical practices, legal firms, government agencies, insurance companies and highly technical industries may all benefit from an electronic file management system. Whether your documentation resides on paper, wide format, micro film/fiche, or bound journals, efficiency and ease of use are increased when they are transferred to electronic formats. It’s true that each business has its own way of accessing information. However, a system and a solution can be tailored to precisely fit how your users search and retrieve data from an electronic index.

Regardless of your industry or type of business, it’s likely that nearly 90% of your business documentation resides in some physical format. The amount of space made available in your office by converting hard copies to electronic files is just one benefit of an electronic file management system. Companies in a variety of industries are seeing the advantages of an electronic file management system, such as:

  • Reliable backup assistance and disaster recovery methods
  • Accurate, organized electronic databases
  • Instant, 24/7 access, no matter where the user is located
  • Increased workplace productivity
  • Enhanced customer service
  • Visible ROI

ILM understands that some industries have compliance regulations and concerns of security and privacy when implementing an electronic file management system. Government agencies, legal firms and medical practices are just a few examples of industries with strict confidentiality and compliance standards. We have worked with just about every type of company and we can help you to find the right electronic file management system while meeting industry regulations and requirements.

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