National Cancer Institute
Automating Accounts Payable with
Enterprise Content Management and BPM
The National Cancer Institute is a Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Healthcare. It is an institution of national prestige with autonomy and legal entity, which, according to standards of excellence, pursues research objectives, mainly clinical and translational, in the biomedical field and the organization and management of health services and hospitalization and treatment of high specialty.
Italian national health service authorities are required to pay their invoices within 60 days from the date of their receipt. Government regulations also requires a set of checks and verifications to take please in order authorize suppliers’ payment. With hundreds of vendors and thousands of invoices to process each month, the Institute goal was to speed up payment process and at the sametime meet all Government regulations using automation, business process, task, and document management.
The Institute decided to adopt Coopera© platform for automation of their payment authorization
flows, settlements, and invoicing processes that comply to both industry regulations and government legislation.
Interdata brought together a solution that bundled several applications and features on the Coopera© platform:
• Document Management
• Digital Sign Management
• Case Management
• Process Management
• Task Management
The fully automated solution, which spans multiple geographies, is integrated with the back-end ERP
system, SAP for Healthcare, for automatic three way matching between Invoice, PO, RC and contracts.