BREA, Calif., March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascend Software, a leading provider of imaging and business process automation software, today announced that Palomar Health has selected Ascend Software's solutions to automate its Accounts Payable department. Palomar Health will be implementing Ascend's SmartTouch AP, SmartTouch AIR, ECM and solutions to drastically reduce paper storage, improve document visibility and control, and promote greater efficiency through workflow automation. More specifically, Palomar Health seeks to utilize Ascend's Financial Automation suite to manage and route documents for approval, and eliminate paper processes through intelligent imaging, OCR and electronic storage.
After an extensive selection process, Palomar Health chose Ascend's SmartTouch solutions for its real-time integration with Infor Lawson, easy electronic document storage and retrieval, and unmatched automation capabilities. Palomar Health will rely on Ascend's solutions to significantly reduce paper storage and streamline document workflows in its AP Department. Palomar Health selected Ascend's SmartTouch AP solution to automatically route invoices for approval, and Ascend's ECM solution to store electronic documents (of multiple file types) in a single, convenient and secure centralized system, which will allow for easy search and retrieval. Additionally, the healthcare organization chose Ascend's SmartTouch AIR solution to scan paper documents and perform advanced OCR, using the software's state-of-the-art learning algorithm.
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About Palomar Health
Palomar Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in northern San Diego County and the first and only California member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. It is the largest public healthcare district by area in the state, with more than 500,000 residents, and is governed by a publicly-elected board of directors. Palomar Health has several facilities serving North County, including hospitals in Escondido and Poway, expresscare health clinics in Escondido, San Elijo Hills and Temecula, and a skilled nursing facility in Poway. The health system provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including primary care, cardiovascular care, emergency services, trauma, cancer, orthopedics, women's health, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery. For more information about Palomar Health, please visit www.PalomarHealth.org.
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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