Digitisation in the Healthcare Sector

EDM has over 40 years experience of working with primary and secondary healthcare organisations, delivering digitisation and information management projects.

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Serving healthcare organisations nationwide

At EDM, we have significant experience from dealing with the most complex healthcare digitisation projects for a number of healthcare organisations, whether it’s to help them go paperless or access and share medical records more effectively.

Our dedicated experts have helped multiple healthcare organisations meet their digitisation goals, by improving efficiency and patient care through our cost-effective and comprehensive solutions. Take a look at some of the organisations we have worked with to deliver their digitisation and medical record scanning projects.

Specialists in bulk medical record scanning

Manual processes and paper medical records are causing considerable challenges for healthcare organisations such as NHS Trusts, GPs, CCGs and private practices that prompt the need for scanning of paper medical records.

At EDM, we specialise in bulk document scanning and records management. Our medical records scanning service brings together a national network of specialist scanning facilities, the latest document digitisation technology and decades of experience, to help healthcare organisations across the UK and beyond through their digital transformation journey.

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Improving patient data sharing and operational efficiency

The solution has enabled better sharing of clinical data for the Trust, allowing doctors to collaborate and work remotely on patient diagnoses. Operational efficiency has been increased, with clinical staff spending less time on admin and subsequent episodes of care scanned and linked to the main record.

Why health service providers invest in EDM’s digitisation services


NHS trusts use our services

1 billion+

Over 1bn medical record images scanned

15 million

Medical record images scanned every month


Average reduction in paper handling costs

Medical record scanning is part of our comprehensive digitisation service

EDM's commitment to digital transformation means our services aren’t limited to just medical record scanning. We are able to provide a fully comprehensive and integrated service through our additional capabilities:

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