Tag: Patient Wait Time

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Shorter patient wait time means happier patients, increased revenue, and fewer no-shows. Learn how to shorten patient wait while juggling a busy practice.

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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Why Patient Wait Times Exist: A Rebuttal

This article is in response to [The Waiting Game — Why Providers May Fail to Reduce Wait Times](http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1704478#t=article" target="_blank)

We found that longer waits for specialist appointments at Geisinger Health System generally led to higher costs from the perspective of Geisinger Health Plan (our insurance arm) and

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Why You Should be Focused on Solving Unfilled Cancellations and No Shows Now

Running a physician group can be overwhelming with a seemingly endless list of problems to solve. The question isn't what problems to solve, it's what problem to solve first.

Here are four reasons your physician group should be focused on solving the problems caused by cancellations and no-shows now.

1) Appointments are Foundational

Every problem a group needs to solve

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