Not only do patient no-shows disrupt practice workflow, but they also cut into revenue. Confirming appointments reduces the no show rate, but it also uses valuable staff time that could be spent on other tasks.
Despite growing interest in third party vendors, most physicians stick with their current electronic medical record provider when they decide to offer a patient portal, according to a new report from KLAS.
Smaller and mid-sized practices often don’t have the same resources as larger healthcare organizations. AppVantage M-Health Gateway is aiming to change that while also alleviating the time and financial investment that is often required.
Educating patients is an important part of a doctor’s job, but not always the easiest. Patient education solutions like ExitCare aim to make it easier by giving doctors everything they need all in one place.
Patients who fully understand their aftercare instructions or how to manage their existing conditions have better outcomes. Yet, in this time-pressed world, doctors often aren’t able to spend as much time as they would like educating their patients.
The financial incentives to use a certified electronic health record system are driving more doctors and healthcare institutions to install electronic health records. However, in order to receive the benefits, the systems must be used in a meaningful way.