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NEPS Notifier

It won’t be long now…January is gone and before you know it, spring will be upon us. While we all look forward to those warmer days and springtime blooms, we realize that as the calendar turns it also brings those pesky project deadlines. We hope the tips and industry information you’ll find in this edition of the NEPS Notifier help you along the way. Thanks for sharing your time with us. Brad Caudell, CEO

Xplor International Breakthrough ’13

Xplor programming is presented by subject matter experts from the end user and vendor community as well as industry analysts and consultants who provide leading edge content encompassing the latest trends, best practices and technologies.
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INFOGRAPHIC:Reducing Medication Errors & Costs

In a hospital pharmacy setting, by using best practices in information design and new color labeling technologies, you can automate your pharmacy label workflow while reducing costs and errors.
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When is it time for a document redesign?

If you have been putting “band aids” on your documents for the past several years by tweaking them with minor changes as the need arose, then you should probably consider looking at them holistically to identify what is redundant or obsolete, and which documents can be updated, eliminated, rationalized. or made part of a relevant communication strategy. Unless you have done some major document redesign in the past five years, the following key indicators will show you that now is the time to do so. Read More

Don’t Forget your Data!

So you are sitting at your desk thinking about the 2013 projects you have on your plate. January is over, you’ve cleaned up all your year-end tasks and you are ready to dive in. STOP.

Think before you dive. Is your data in order? If you are like most businesses today, one of your biggest challenges is managing data.
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Ah! Why are there so many form templates?

It may not seem like a big deal to just create a new form template when you need to add a form with different information. For example, you could have ten purchase order forms that look almost identical except each has a unique buyer name. But when it comes time to change the company phone number on the forms, you have to make the same change on ten different templates. Read More

Budgeting for Printers

In earlier articles we looked at ways to determine right type of printer and we looked at volume requirements. So, we will presume by this point you have determined the type and number of each type of printer required and now you’re interested in funding and budgeting your purchase.
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How are you going to handle a downtime situation when it occurs?

Our experience has shown that there are almost as many answers to this question as there are facilities dealing with it and that the solutions range from no-plan to incredibly complex plans. Unfortunately, there are more unprepared than prepared hospitals, so the intent of this article is to present some of the available downtime strategies and the efficacy and problems of each.
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Regulations, Regulations, and more Regulations

The insurance vertical market is one of NEPS’ primary focuses because insurance companies are so dependent on variable document composition to create their regulatory documents.

All business is subject to some government regulation. But a business affected with a public interest means that it is forced to operate in a more restrictive environment.
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Meet the Team

Meredith Ouellette: Purchasing Manager / AP & AR Clerk
Meredith, fondly referred to around the office as Merri, has been a part of the NEPS team for sixteen and a half years. She is known for her dedicated and hardworking attitude and her great sense of humor. Merri’s responsibilities include all of the software and hardware purchasing for NEPS and all of our customers, creating all of our billing invoices, making our collection calls, maintaining all sales spreadsheets, and other accounting tasks.

It is no secret that Merri is a HUGE sports fan! The Patriots and the Red Sox are her two favorite teams. She is an avid reader, and loves to spend time with her twelve-and-a-half-year-old cat, Gibby, who she describes as “massively anti- social” except with her! When she gets the chance she loves to visit her “happy place” and relax in Wells Beach, Maine.