Improving Epic Systems with Third-Party          Spooling Software         Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Co...
What is Epic? For those not familiar, Epic is a health informatics company that  provides software applications to the he...
An Epic Shortcoming While Epic software is immensely useful to the healthcare industry, it has  one problem: the native p...
Increasing Print Spooling CapabilitiesThese limitations can negatively impact the efficiency and productivity of your  out...
Disadvantages of Epic Spooling The larger the healthcare organization, the more potential problems the native Epic spoole...
The OM Plus Solution      By switching from the Epic spooler to the OM Plus      spooler, users can reap these advantages:...
Is OM Plus Right for Your Business? Every business is different, so there are many different problems OM Plus  can tackle...
Even More Print Solutions from Plus OM Plus DM = Delivery Manager    + Advanced Delivery and Confirmation of Print Jobs (...
Support and Licensing Multiple Licensing Pricing Models – Examples:       ILF – one time fee       Subscription – 36 mo...
Plus Tech Contact Information Telephone    Toll free in North America: 877-899-7587    Local: 937-847-0614 Email    C...
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While Epic software is immensely useful to the healthcare industry, it has many shortcomings when it comes to print spooling. Fortunately, you can get around this by installing a third-party spooling software, like OM Plus.

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Improving Epic Systems with Third-Party Spooling Software

  1. 1. Improving Epic Systems with Third-Party Spooling Software Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  2. 2. What is Epic? For those not familiar, Epic is a health informatics company that provides software applications to the healthcare market. Large healthcare facilities use Epic systems and software to support multiple functions, including:  Billing  Bed management  Patient registration  Recordkeeping and verification  Medical chart tracking  And many more Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  3. 3. An Epic Shortcoming While Epic software is immensely useful to the healthcare industry, it has one problem: the native print spooler. The native spoolers that come equipped on Epic software cannot:  Communicate with printers  Confirm print  Hold onto print jobs  Provide audit capabilities  Be easily managed Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  4. 4. Increasing Print Spooling CapabilitiesThese limitations can negatively impact the efficiency and productivity of your output management. Fortunately, there is a solution:By upgrading the native spooler to a third-party spooler like OM Plus, you can gain all the functionality and features you need to optimize your printing capabilities. Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  5. 5. Disadvantages of Epic Spooling The larger the healthcare organization, the more potential problems the native Epic spooler can cause. Generally, Epic spoolers have three main problems:  Multiple Failure Points:  Print Queues on multiple hosts  Large Failure Domains (one performance/failure can affect others)  Inability to provide Print Queues failover  Inability to Manage/Track Print Jobs:  No confirmation of print  Inability to dynamically re-route print  No feedback for print jobs upon failure  No Confidentiality/Security features  Audit trail  User permissions  Centralized control  HIPAA Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  6. 6. The OM Plus Solution By switching from the Epic spooler to the OM Plus spooler, users can reap these advantages: Improved availability and systems  Print job retention to allow elegant management capability across entire recovery from failure. print infrastructure.  Increased velocity, reliability, scalability. Ability to avoid large failures by  Improved print security. implementing high availability and fail-  Enable delivery confirmation and auto re- over print. routing and help desk notification. Simplification and streamlining of print  Enable print jobs tracking. workflows and operations by reduction of  Print stream transform to enable printing print queues on multiple hosts. on non-pdf printers. Capability to support enhanced failover and load balancing capabilities for processing of production print streams. Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  7. 7. Is OM Plus Right for Your Business? Every business is different, so there are many different problems OM Plus can tackle. The most common benefits include:  Increased Help Desk Productivity  Through simplified, centralized control with output management software  Confirmed Print Job Delivery  Through Intelligent Print Job Routing  Printer Load Balancing and Failover  Route around failed printers, reduce wait time, and avoid overload  Robust Options  Exceeds the capabilities of standard O/S spoolers. See for yourself: Download a Free Trial of OM Plus Today! Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  8. 8. Even More Print Solutions from Plus OM Plus DM = Delivery Manager + Advanced Delivery and Confirmation of Print Jobs (Spooler) + Management of queues + Value Add Functions e.g. – Secure Print Release, Failover, Load Balancing, Redirect, Restart, Bundling, Bursting, Tray Mgmt, Audit, Throughput Enhancement, etc OM Plus FM = Fleet Manager + Consumable Management + Device Alerts + Device Meters OM Plus RM = Report Manager + Electronic Report Distribution + Virtual Bursting + Archiving Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  9. 9. Support and Licensing Multiple Licensing Pricing Models – Examples:  ILF – one time fee  Subscription – 36 months  Usage Based – on # of printers  Custom Licensing – large opportunities Free Customer Evaluation  30 Day Trials Printing Support  Direct access to technician  5 x 12 hrs per day (standard)  7 x 24 available  Annual support renewals Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012
  10. 10. Plus Tech Contact Information Telephone  Toll free in North America: 877-899-7587  Local: 937-847-0614 Email  Contactus@plustechnologies.com Website  www.plustechnologies.com Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2012

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