Getting Referrals
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Getting Referrals

Building a strong referral network is more than just a necessity; it’s a strategic imperative that can shape the success of your healthcare practice. With healthcare continuously evolving—marked by shifting policies, advancing technologies, and changing patient expectations—the importance of a well-oiled referral system has never been more pronounced. Such a network not only enhances the…

Striking the Right Balance – Adopting a Holistic Approach to Growth in Private Healthcare Practices
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Striking the Right Balance – Adopting a Holistic Approach to Growth in Private Healthcare Practices

In today’s dynamic and competitive healthcare landscape, practitioners and practice managers are immersed in a relentless endeavor to grow and streamline their holistic operations. From mastering the art of marketing, building a robust team, ensuring compliance with private practice regulations to engaging audiences on social media platforms, and adopting state-of-the-art information technology, each dimension demands…

Julie Cochrane, RTT Therapist, Interview with meddkit

Julie Cochrane, RTT Therapist, Interview with meddkit

WEEKEND WELLNESS PROVIDER SPOTLIGHT Step into the weekend on a mental health educational journey with Julie Cochrane, an RTT Therapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist. Although based in Canada, Julie has the ability to see clients from anywhere! With a heart of gold and the tools to help, Julie is changing lives one person at a time….

How Private Healthcare Practices Can Boost Website Performance with Google PageSpeed Insights
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How Private Healthcare Practices Can Boost Website Performance with Google PageSpeed Insights

Why your Private Practice’s Website Performance Matters In the digital era, where online presence is as crucial as the physical one, the importance of your private healthcare practice’s website performance cannot be overstated. Often, the first interaction a potential patient has with your healthcare practice is not through a phone call or a visit, but…

How to make patient self-scheduling easy
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How to make patient self-scheduling easy

Shorten the patient self-scheduling workflow Regardless of what you use for patient scheduling, make it as easy as possible for patients. Having a short, encrypted website appointment request form is one such way. Patients hate multistep website processes. In ecommerce, for example, 43% of consumers abandon their carts due to account creation or a difficult…

3 patient self-scheduling workflows for private practices
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3 patient self-scheduling workflows for private practices

Setting up patient self-scheduling If you allow patients to self-schedule appointments, how will these appointments get on your calendar? How do you prevent overbookings? How can you be sure that the dates and times that the patient sees are actually open? If your EHR offers scheduling through a patient portal, it should handle the conflict…

Finding a patient self-scheduling vendor
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Finding a patient self-scheduling vendor

Patient portal self-scheduling Most reputable EHRs in the ambulatory setting offer self-scheduling through a patient portal. If your EHR offers a patient portal, enable it. Track the percentage of patients who have been registered with the patient portal. This figure is your patient portal enrollment. Keep an eye on the proportion of inactive users (i.e….

Patient self-scheduling is a necessity
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Patient self-scheduling is a necessity

When was the last time you booked a flight by calling the airline? Can you recall a recent phone conversation with a hotel clerk to book a room?  You are not likely surprised that 82% of travel bookings occur via an app or website. And yet, patients frequently cite difficulty booking appointments with healthcare providers. …