If you’re a medical professional of any kind, it’s likely that you have a lot on your plate. Physicians have the responsibility of ensuring that adequate and timely medical care is administered to patients when they need it most. On the other hand, if you are a medical office manager, you are responsible for the
What’s the difference between nurse triage call centers and medical answering services? Are they the same thing? How should a medical provider determine which one is right for their organization?
When you call a medical practice and reach a courteous, polished receptionist, you generally feel more confident and at ease knowing that your issue will be handled promptly. This level of organization is often associated with larger, more established practices. Despite this association with bigger practices, the reality is that any medical office can provide
You give countless hours of care to your patients during the week, but your work doesn’t stop when your doors close.
Quality patient care is necessary for your healthcare practice to stand out from the rest. Your patients move at a very fast pace and are very tech-friendly, which means they expect the same from their healthcare provider. A professional medical answering service is one way you can give your patients the care they may need
IT administrators who work for companies that store private patient information must make systems HIPAA compliant. HIPAA compliance is one of the main security standards for the healthcare industry. The goal is to protect patient information and ensure that technology follows best practices to secure claims, billing, and patient records. Here are the four main
If your company or department has on-call responsibilities, determining the on-call rotation and setting the schedule is only half the battle. Once you know who is on-call and when, it’s important to establish a solid procedure for contacting personnel and escalating calls when a given contact is unavailable.
This post is designed for physicians, medical office managers, nurses, and other personnel who are responsible for managing their practice's relationship with a medical answering service or medical call center. Managed properly, outsourcing a portion of your calls to a professional call center can be an extremely effective and worthwhile business decision. Your practice can