Tag: appointments

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Four Ways To Reduce Unscheduled Provider Capacity

Medical organizations face obstacles with patient access and physician shortages so they need to be smart with how they manage their schedule. Unscheduled Provider Capacity (UPC) is defined as open appointments in a provider's schedule where a provider is available to see a patient but no one is scheduled.

These open times on your providers' schedules result in unrealized revenue,

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Payers Helping Patients Reduce Wait-times, May Not Be Good For Your Practice

Managing, and reducing, patient wait-times has always been a focus for medical organizations. Lengthy patient wait-times turn untreated medical conditions into hospital stays, cause undue stress for your patients and could result in a patient finding earlier care elsewhere.

In fact, earlier this year, UnitedHealth Group launched a service dedicated to help patients get seen earlier, at the in-network practice

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Remind Me What the Value in Appointment Reminders is Again?

As Warren Buffett said, “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”

Appointment reminders have somehow made the “must purchase” list for healthcare organizations and yet, even with reminders, missed appointments is a 150 billion-dollar problem in the US, healthcare is facing an accountability epidemic. The initial idea behind appointment reminders is great but the healthcare tech industry

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3 Reasons Filling Cancellations are Key to Maintaining a Healthy Patient Pipeline

In sales, one of the most important focus is keeping a healthy pipeline. A pipeline represents valuable prospects and contacts that eventually turn into equally valuable customers. This is where the support of strategic marketing activities come in. For health practices, keeping a healthy patient pipeline is critical. A pipeline consists of three groups of patients:

1) Existing Patients:
Retaining

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