Have you noticed your office has some inefficiencies that are slowing down your time or effecting patient experience? In fact, some of these inefficiencies are sneaky that you might not even know they are there! Here are 3 time wasters and solutions that you should be on the look out for.
Outdated Business Processes
Business processes comes in all shapes and sizes. In fact, some of which you might have since you started your practice. But like everything else in life, eventually you need an update or an upgrade. When last have you looked at your communication process? Or your patient check in and check out process? What about patient payment processes? Okay, that one you probably keep updated regularly. But those other processes need your time and attention too and can also cost you money if you’re not paying attention.
If you are still doing everything, or some things, on paper then you have an inefficient process. Is your office still handing out appointment reminder cards? They can’t be. Not when you have a fully integrate-able system that can create automated reminders right at your fingertips? Don’t waste time, sign up for a free trial with appointmentreminders.com and see how these easy-to-use system can give so much of your staff’s time back to them. Not only that, but watch as patient experience and satisfaction increases and your no-shows significant decreases.
Unnecessary Staff Meetings
Not all staff meetings are unnecessary, but are all them necessary? And this might be a great question to ask your office manager or your staff. What was once very much needed may have outgrown your office. And now some of those meetings are purely out of habit. Be sure to evaluate meetings and functions to ensure they are still serving a profitable purpose.