In many ways, patient communication systems are the gateway to improved patient engagement, as these communication systems play a key role in nurturing the doctor-patient relationship.
At Vital Interaction™, we have the pleasure of serving businesses in the healthcare world. We are honored with the opportunity of helping solve some of the most difficult scheduling problems.
Topics: patient scheduling
Over the past eight years, I have read and heard countless perspectives on patient engagement—especially best practices for measuring it.
Topics: patient engagement
When sending automated reminder messages to patients, have any ever expressed to your office that they did not reply “N” or press another button, indicating that they’d like to cancel or reschedule their appointments?
In the 10 years our team has been helping medical practices communicate more effectively with their patients, we’ve come across a variety of patient appointment scheduling processes.
5 Strategies to Optimize Your Patient Flow and Cycle Time
It’s important to consider your patient cycle time—the period of time between a patient’s arrival and departure—when setting up automated messaging solutions, like appointment reminders. A long cycle time can have negative consequences—namely, lost time and, thus, lost revenue—and so it may be worth evaluating your cycle time to see if you can increase your practice’s revenue.