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Save your organization BIG MONEY on printing & copying costs by knowing and controlling who’s printing & copying what, when, where, why and how!

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If your business is located in Maryland, Washington DC, or Northern Virginia and you would like a competitive quote from a copier salesperson who will tell you the truth (even when it hurts), please fill out the quick easy form below and I would be glad to help.

If you are anywhere else in the United States and would like my recommendation for copier companies in your local area fill out the form below and I’ll get back to you asap.

As always you can also ask me any copier buying question you like and I’ll do my best to give you a solid answer.

Thanks for stopping by. Have fun.

Ed Worthington

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How to Save $5,000 per Year on Your Copying & Printing Costs- A Case Study

September 13, 2012 Leave a comment

In my last post I discussed how businesses and professional practices can save money by optimizing their printing and copying processes.

Click the link below to check out this case study, shown as an infographic, outlining how I saved a client almost $5,000 per year on their copying and printing.

If you have any questions or comments, or would like to find  these cost savings in your business or practice, contact me. ed@edworthington.com 443-570-0414

Copying/Printing Cost Savings Case Study

Are you overlooking a major source of cost savings and increased profits in your health care practice?

September 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Most health care practices don’t know what it actually costs them to copy, print, and fax documents, and are overlooking a major source of cost savings and increased profits. They may know what they paid for the hardware, and they may know what they pay for service and supplies, but most don’t know which of their machines is the least expensive to operate.

For example, inkjet printers are extremely expensive to operate, laser printers are less expensive than inkjet printers, and copiers are the least expensive machines to print from. The catch is that all 3 types of machines do basically the same job.

We’ve helped many companies like the University of Maryland Healthcare System, MedStar Health as well as thousands of small practices like yours find a virtual goldmine in their printing, copying, and faxing budgets with our FREE Document Cost Analysis.

Here’s a real life example. I was recently able to save a small practice in Baltimore $457.00 per month on their printing and copying costs. And this is not an unusual story. Many practices are simply unaware of the cost savings that are available to them.

I would like to offer you the same free service to audit your expenditures for copying, printing, and faxing, and give you a report of your true costs.  The report is yours to keep, with no obligation so you can use this information to plan your future strategy whether that is in the near future or further down the road.

If you’re not quite ready to meet and would like to perform a document cost analysis yourself just call or email me for a free copy of our Document Cost Analysis Worksheet. This worksheet will guide you through the process of evaluating your document costs and allow you to see where you can find cost savings and increased profits for your practice.

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Save Your Organization Big Time and Big Money

August 13, 2012 Leave a comment

In this tough economy everyone is trying to find ways to save their business time and money.

If you haven’t heard of Managed Print Services it is something you really should take a look at. Organizations are literally saving thousands of dollars per year with Managed Print Services or MPS as it is also known.

If your business is located in the Baltimore, Maryland or Washington DC area and would like to know more, click the link below and then call or email me with you questions. ed@edworthington.com or 443-570-0414 We offer a NO PRESSURE, NO OBLIGATION assessment of your current situation to see how much we can save you

http://mba.toshiba.com/usa/managed-print-experts/index.html

Managed Print Services Can Drive Profitability

If you haven’t heard the term Managed Print Services you will soon be hearing it a lot more. Managed Print Services are a fantastic way to save your business time and money.

Below I have re-posted a recent article about Manged Print Services written by Bill Melo. Mr. Melo is the Vice President of Marketing, Services and Solutions for Toshiba.

I think this gives a great overview of what MPS is and what the benefits are to your business.

If you would like to explore the possibility of utilizing Managed Print Services to save your business time and money please feel free to call or email me.

I would be happy to answer any of your questions.

You can reach me at 443-570-0414 0r ed@edworthington.com

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With an uncertain economy, businesses need to evaluate and streamline operations wherever they can. If you can save a buck without hindering productivity, that’s the first place you will target. A great place to look for savings is in printing.

Many businesses do not know how much they spend on printing. Odds are they are spending more than they think. If you ask a CFO about her payroll costs, she could tell you off the top of her head. But printing is one of those costs that is buried somewhere under IT, operations or office supplies.

As with any cost, you can’t control what you don’t measure. The first step in managing your printing is doing an assessment to analyze how and what you print. This is the first step to Managed Print Services (MPS). You want to measure existing output volumes, types of printing, paper sizes, and peak printing times. You need to understand the business processes that create printouts and how you use them.

Once you measure the existing environment, you can discuss future needs. You can develop recommendations for streamlining existing business processes that will ultimately reduce time and cost. Some recommendations may be simple, like print double-sided by default. That can save up to 50% of your paper use. You might need to consolidate printers, replace older models with newer ones or change the mix of laser printers and MFPs. By putting everything under a predictable monthly payment, you can treat printing like electricity. You pay for what you use.

MPS can help you save money, save energy and improve productivity since the latest printers will be quicker and may be more appropriate to your businesses requirements. Given the improved functionality of newer printers, you may decide to bring certain tasks in-house, saving on outsourcing fees.

The goal is to make your printing predictable and efficient. Start by assessing your current print environment, decide how to streamline things, make the necessary changes and watch your costs drop and your productivity rise.

By Bill Melo-Vice President, Marketing, Services and Solutions-Toshiba

If you have questions about Managed Print Services or would like to see if your company could save money with Managed Print Services contact me, Ed Worthington at 443-570-0414 or eworthington@abscare.com

Save your Healthcare Practice Time and Money with Software Designed Just for Your Practice!

If you own or manage a health care practice in the Baltimore, Maryland or  Washington DC area than Lexmark’s Clinical Assistant software is something you really should know about.

The Lexmark Clinical Assistant is a software bundle for Lexmark multifunction printers (MFPs) customized specifically for the healthcare industry. Clinical Assistant applications are designed to address common workflow challenges in clinical environments to help increase staff productivity and reduce errors.

Take a look at this video for a quick overview.

If you have questions or comments give me a call or email. 443-570-0414 eworthington@abscare.com

http://www.lexmark.com/US/X646ca/x646ca_new.html

Copier Cost Analysis and Comparison Worksheet

In order to assist one of my Baltimore copier clients in comparing the cost of his existing copier and document management solution to that of what I was proposing I developed this Copier Cost Analysis and Comparison Worksheet.

I thought it may be useful to you so I have posted it here.

Copier Cost Analysis and Comparison Worksheet_032112

Hope it helps!

Ed

443-570-0414   eworthington@abscare.com