October 26, 2016
10 Truly Awesome Ways to Reduce No-Shows
It’s no secret that missed appointments are a source of frustration to every practice. From the wasted preparation time to the lost revenue, a no-show can throw off the flow of your practice. While not every no-show can be eliminated, there are effective ways to reduce the number of no-shows in your practice.
1. Use Automated Reminders:
Providing a quick and courteous reminder to patients about their upcoming appointment not only serves to jog their memory, but is also a thoughtful step that improves patient loyalty. Many patients rely on reminders from their providers because of the convenience they provide, and automated reminders can save both time and money over the manual system you may be using.