PRESS RELEASE: Topaz, FormFast Join Forces to Enhance Electronic Signature Capture and Automation in Hospitals
Director of Marketing
Simi Valley, CA - February 19, 2016 - Topaz Systems, Inc. and FormFast® have announced a collaborative effort to streamline paperless signature capture in healthcare organizations. Together, Topaz® eSign-enabled GemView® Tablet Displays and FormFast eForms and eSignature software effectively automate the signature processes in healthcare organizations. The seamless collaboration of the two technologies allows patients to sign electronic forms via the Topaz hardware device instead of on paper forms. The benefit to the hospital is that eSigned documents are instantly archived in the electronic health record, improving compliance and increasing efficiency. As a result, hospitals can capture signatures with confidence – a confidence that comes with choosing reliable and easy-to-use technologies from two industry leaders.
Topaz GemView Tablet Displays are USB-connected, high-resolution LCD displays for client-facing use, integrating half- or full-page display, electronic signature pen, and bundled software tools. Bundled software is provided for managing one-to-many transactions in client-server environments, or in one-on-one dual-display eSign applications.
“Topaz GemView products provide an easy-to-use tablet-style user interface without the IT drawbacks of managing a dedicated tablet computer,” says Anthony Zank, President and CEO of Topaz Systems. “The ease of installation and integration with FormFast, coupled with the ability to view an entire document page on the signature device, make the GemView a new standard in electronic signing applications.”
FormFast is a recognized leader in eForms for healthcare with solutions that allow patients to electronically sign paperless eForms at both registration areas and at the bedside. FormFast eForms are instantly archived in the electronic health record, accelerating consent workflows and ensuring the hospital is in compliance.
“FormFast is committed to supporting the latest signature devices in order to provide the best solutions for our customers,” says Aaron Vaught, Director of Marketing at FormFast. “We’re excited about the new functionality that the Topaz GemView offers as it gives our hospital clients more options when streamlining their signature capture process.”
GemView Tablet Displays with FormFast eSignature solutions will be showcased at the HIMSS 2016 Conference in Las Vegas from February 29 – March 4, 2016 at Booth #4849. The HIMSS conference is the year’s largest and most important healthcare IT conference, bringing together over 40,000 health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.
Topaz Systems is a leading developer and manufacturer of electronic signature software and hardware, and has been based in Simi Valley, California since 1995. Topaz provides all the hardware, software, intellectual property and expertise to enable paperless document creation, signing, and authentication of electronic forms with digital handwritten signatures. Topaz has developed an extensive eSign patent portfolio, and is the recipient of multiple industry awards including being a multiple consecutive winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500, along with Inc 500 and 5000 awards for outstanding growth.
FormFast's enterprise software platform automates documents and workflow, capturing data and streamlining processes. With more than 20 years exclusively focused on healthcare needs and over 1000 healthcare clients, FormFast is considered the industry leader in electronic forms and eSignature solutions. By using FormFast, hospitals achieve new levels of operational efficiency and productivity, allowing them to concentrate on their core mission – delivering quality care. Learn more at: www.formfast.com.