How Dental Clinics Can Reduce Missed Patient Appointments

Posted by Brent Walker, PatientBond on Wed, Mar, 15, 2017

Broken appointments and no-shows can be costly and frustrating for small dental clinics. Even one cancellation a day, say experts, can result in $30,000 or more in lost revenues annually. And it’s not just the bottom line that feels the impact of no shows. Staff productivity suffers, and other patients end up waiting longer to get needed care. How can dental clinics reduce missed patient appointments?

Read More

Tags: Psychographic Segmentation, Missed Patient Appointments, Dentistry

How Missed Patient Appointments Are Costing You More than Money

Posted by Brent Walker, PatientBond on Tue, Oct, 25, 2016

No shows equal no revenue. But if you think that the cost of missed patient appointments is restricted to financial losses, you’re sailing into treacherous waters—because revenue is only the tip of the iceberg. And we all know what happens when the “unsinkable” runs into the “immovable.”

Read More

Tags: Patient Engagement, Psychographic Segmentation, Missed Patient Appointments

Two Solutions for Reducing Missed Patient Appointments

Posted by Brent Walker, PatientBond on Fri, Oct, 21, 2016

How does your practice handle missed patient appointments? Many practices charge patients for no-shows or overbook schedules to fill in the anticipated gaps, but there’s plenty of evidence that those tactics on their own are failing to have the desired impact. Last year, for example, Modern Healthcare noted that of the 2.8 million appointments scheduled by one Utah medical group, there were nearly 132,000 missed patient appointments.

Read More

Tags: Patient Engagement, Psychographic Segmentation, Missed Patient Appointments

The Top 4 Reasons Why Patients Miss Their Appointments

Posted by Brent Walker, PatientBond on Thu, Oct, 13, 2016

Estimates put the cost of missed patient appointments at more than $150 billion annually—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. When missed appointments are related to critical follow-up for chronic disease management or to preventive screenings, chances are high that those patients will turn up somewhere else in the healthcare systems with more serious—and more costly—health concerns.

Read More

Tags: Patient Engagement, Psychographic Segmentation, Missed Patient Appointments

  See Me Speak at: BRG Healthcare Leadership Conference

Subscribe via Email

Most Popular Posts

Latest Posts