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.

The Top Five Reasons Why OnDemand Schedule Management Should be in your 2019 Budget

Budgeting is such a laborious, but important process. Where a healthcare organization prioritizes spending their money can determine success or failure for the next year. Over the past decade, healthcare organizations have dealt with government mandates around healthcare software and have seen the advent of new technology emerge - from medical appointment reminders to patient intake to the latest, OnDemand

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Customization in Healthcare

Healthcare IT: How I learned to Stop Fighting It and Love the Customization

A business does not need to serve 100% of possible consumers. It only needs to serve a large enough percentage of the market to make a profit.

Healthcare groups on the other hand, cannot follow this mindset. Healthcare groups, medical practices, etc. need to serve 100% of

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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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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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