How to text patient appointment reminders
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How to text patient appointment reminders

If you have not yet begun to use text messaging for your practice, appointment reminders might be the best place to start. They can greatly increase revenue, are easy to implement, and they save your staff time. Most importantly, patients want them. Many EHRs include text message appointment reminders in their scheduling or access functionality….

Starting a healthcare business

Starting a healthcare business

By Chelsea Lamb, businesspop.net If you are tossing around the idea of opening a healthcare-based business, you are not alone. The coronavirus pandemic has brought more attention to care-relate service businesses. More businesses, from childbirth to home health services are popping up frequently. Does this mean it will be easy? No, but starting your own…

Best HIPAA compliant text messaging apps
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Best HIPAA compliant text messaging apps

There are dozens of viable apps and vendors that provide HIPAA compliant text messaging for patients. We have assembled our top four picks for solo providers, medical practices, hospitals, and provider groups with developer support. Let us know if you need support with more nuanced workflows or implementing any of the below options. Top patient…

Why you should text your patients
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Why you should text your patients

In this busy world, how are you supposed to get your patients to pay attention to what matters most: their health?  How do you cut through the noise to remind patients about appointments, preventive care, and  important announcements? You have a big advantage. You have a personal connection with your patients and clients. They know…

Find Patient Lifetime Value (PLV part 5)
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Find Patient Lifetime Value (PLV part 5)

In order to calculate patient lifetime value, you must first have your: Gross Profit per Appointment Patient Recall Rate Patient Lifespan (or Patient Churn Rate) Once you have these figures, finding Patient Lifetime Value is simple. The hard part is the pre-work. Patient Lifetime Value Formula Multiply your patient lifespan by your patient recall rate…

Find Patient Recall Time and Rate (PLV part 3)
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Find Patient Recall Time and Rate (PLV part 3)

It is critical to know how long your patients stay with you for forecasting revenue. We will refer to this metric as your Patient Recall Time. Patient recall time influences patient lifetime value a lot. It allows you to better budget marketing expenses. Additionally, it can help you predict capacity and future staffing needs. EHRs…