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November 10, 2022

Printing Made Simple for EHR/EMR Systems

There are many options available to hospital and healthcare organizations when it comes to things like electronic healthcare records (EHR) and electronic medical records (EMR). Many companies specialize in these types of EMR systems, such as Epic, NextGen, Meditech, Cerner, WebPT, Allscripts EHR, Practice Fusion, CentralReach, among others.

These sophisticated solutions often integrate other functions along with the EHR/EMR features, such as scheduling, clinical, and financial services support. While this centralized functionality is desirable for many hospitals and healthcare organizations, it adds a layer of complexity when it comes to printing, scanning, and user management for healthcare. Factor in the strict legal requirements to which hospitals must comply, this creates a complicated mix for IT administrators to navigate.

EMR Print Management with Tricerat

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to printing from systems such as Epic or NextGen and their competitors. Complex functionality paired with considerable compliance requirements for patient data privacy make for a difficult printing environment. Tricerat’s suite of enterprise printing, scanning, and user management solutions make things simple, even under these diverse IT environments and requirements.

One problem that is frequently faced by IT admins trying to print from EMR systems is the dynamic naming conventions of printers in VDI and remote access environments. Tricerat's solution, ScrewDrivers®,  gives administrators control of printer naming and maintains consistency for the EMR application. Frustrations from administrators and users can now be resolved through Tricerat’s print management software.

Aristacare Eliminates Printing Issues with ScrewDrivers®

Our solution layers on top of your NextGen, Epic, or other EMR/EHR software seamlessly to make printing work, for every user, every time. If you are experiencing less than ideal printing scenarios for your users in NextGen, Epic, or other healthcare-specific software, Tricerat’s software can remove those issues, fast. Our patented software allows administrators full control over printing functionality, such as:

  • Granting or restricting access to advanced print features
  • Ensuring HIPAA compliance with things like PIN/badge release printing
  • Location based/proximity printing
  • Assigning printers to thin client devices for VDI sessions
  • And more

We also take the hassle out of printer driver and printer management. With our single, drag and drop console, IT healthcare admins never have to worry about the hassle of managing print drivers or user printer assignments. Screwdrivers is also able to help centralize your deployment of printers/print drivers to your various EMR/EHR specific print servers. If your organization is experiencing difficulties printing in healthcare EHR solutions like NextGen or Epic, watch a demo of our solution. You can also download our free guide for Healthcare IT today!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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