BREA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascend Software, a leading provider of imaging and business process automation software, today announced that Kaleida Health has selected Ascend Software's solutions to deliver significant cost savings and efficiencies to its Accounts Payable department. Kaleida Health selected Ascend's ECM, SmartTouch AIR and SmartTouch AP solutions to lower operational costs, improve document visibility and control, and promote greater efficiency through workflow automation. More specifically, Kaleida Health seeks to utilize Ascend's solutions suite to manage and route documents for approval, and eliminate paper processes through intelligent imaging, OCR and electronic storage.
After evaluating several vendors, Kaleida Health selected Ascend's SmartTouch solutions for its advanced OCR with proprietary learning algorithms for enhanced data recognition, easy electronic document storage and retrieval, and unmatched automation capabilities. Kaleida Health will rely on Ascend's solutions to reduce operating costs and streamline document workflows in its AP Department. Kaleida Health chose Ascend's SmartTouch AIR solution to scan paper documents and perform advanced OCR, using the software's state-of-the-art learning algorithm. Further, the healthcare organization selected Ascend's SmartTouch AP solution to automatically route documents for approval, and Ascend's ECM solution to store electronic documents (of multiple file types) in a single, convenient and secure centralized system, which allows for easy search and retrieval.
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About Kaleida Health
Kaleida Health is the largest healthcare provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive healthcare services. Kaleida Health provides important services through two long-term care facilities, over 80 outpatient clinics, including school-based health centers, and home health care – more than one million sick or injured patients choose a Kaleida Health facility annually. In addition, Kaleida Health's hospitals support residency training programs of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, training more than 700 residents each year.
About Ascend Software
Since 1997, Ascend Software has engineered business automation solutions, designed to help companies overcome the ever-increasing challenges of document and workflow management. Ascend's SmartTouch ECM (Enterprise Content Management) system was developed from the ground up as one cohesive solution, that can store, search, and retrieve virtually every file type in its native format. Ascend's financial workflow automation platform, known as "SmartTouch Solutions," delivers premium efficiency and cost savings, through end-to-end business process management. Distributed in over 14 countries, Ascend's products support a wide-range of industries, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, finance, education, government and entertainment. Ascend is headquartered in Southern California, with offices across the United States.
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