Can we make faxing from PC easier?
Posted on 2007-09-28
I have been reading the posts about fax servers and fax software but I would like to take it one step farther.
I have a Small Business Server 2003. I have the fax server set up using a MultiTech USB-V92 modem. I have tested it and faxes come in and fax out beautifully. My problem is this:
There are a lot of steps between opening a fax - editing the fax- then sending the fax. Is there some software out there where I can open a fax from my fax server, edit it quickly (perhaps add a signature), and then fax it back to the number that sent it or perhaps save several from the same number to be faxed all together at a later time?
I guess this could be broken down into:
- fax viewing
- fax editing
- fax sending and batch sending
The application for this is in a Doctor's Office setting where orders are faxed in and then need to be faxed out quickly, correctly, and paperlessly. We really want to emphasize doing things paperlessly. Due to different laws we want to keep all faxes coming into the fax server and avoid using services like efax. The only thing I am really tied to is having an in house Fax Server any suggestions on what else I should change would be greatly appreciated.
I thought Outlook might be able to do a lot if this but there doesn't seem to be a way to send a fax directly from Outlook except through services like efax.
Any suggestions on what I should do?