Lower Columbia Pathologists (LCP) has purchased and implemented Freedom’s document management solution: RICAR

January, 2009 Ann Arbor, MI: Freedom Imaging Systems (Freedom), a leading data management and solutions provider, is pleased to announce Lower Columbia Pathologists (LCP) has purchased and implemented Freedom’s document management solution: RICAR.

Freedom’s RICAR (Record Image Capture And Retrieval) suite is a comprehensive software and support solution.

The components implemented at Lower Columbia Pathologists are:

  • FreeScan software for capturing documents via scanner.
  • FreeImport software for importing any non-scanned file types into the management system such as Word/PDF documents, Faxes, Jpegs, WMV and MP3 files.
  • FreeView software allowing for less than three (3) second retrieval and redacting of documents from Virtual File Cabinets at any desktop.
  • FreeReport software for reporting productivity, document access and statistical activity.

Freedom’s RICAR software suite will capture, index and streamline Lower Columbia’s lab requisitions and EOB’s for fast retrieval, billing and archiving.  Lower Columbia had first heard of Freedom’s RICAR document management solution while attending a pathologist’s conference and talking with another lab using Freedom’s RICAR solution.  After viewing a demonstration, Lower Columbia quickly decided to purchase and implement RICAR.


LCP was founded in 1954 to provide clinical and anatomical services for its medical community. Its services and staff have grown along with the growth of this community. LCP now have 8 physicians providing expertise in surgical pathology, cytopathology, clinical pathology, and nuclear medicine. It is one of the largest pathology groups in the Northwest, servicing the western portions of Washington and Oregon.
For more information visit their website at http://www.lcpath.com or contact them at 800.782.0625


Freedom Imaging Systems has been a pioneer in the field of document management since 1995. Evolving with the dynamic industry of enterprise content management, Freedom offers small and large businesses alike the tools they need to streamline their business processes. Freedom provides everything a business needs to collect, capture, store and manage data of any kind. In 1995, Freedom created the first version of RICAR (Record Image Capture And Retrieval), their breakthrough document management solution.

RICAR is fully scalable and is easily modified to fit the needs of any type of business. RICAR processes and manages documents ranging from employment applications to explanation of benefits records, for customers ranging from car dealerships to clinical laboratories. RICAR is a software system that can be utilized among many fields and across every department. RICAR also provides users with a complete audit trail making regulatory compliance effortless.

For additional information please contact:
Freedom Imaging Systems
Phone: 734-327-5600
Freedom Contact page

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