What do you stand to lose by not confirming appointments? Revenue. Let's say your average appointment brings in $150 and you have around 5 no-shows a day. You may see the missed appointments as a nice opportunity to catch up on essential office tasks but even five missed appointments each day will cost you in the long run. 25 missed appointments every week could cost your practice $3,750 a week—that's $195,000 per year!
There is hope. Reaching out to patients to ensure they confirm their appointments is a proven solution. Not sure of the best way to reach out? Sending postcards is time consuming for your staff and with postal rates constantly rising, this medium is inefficient. For most practices, having staff deliver manual calls in a timely, professional manner is impossible because of busy schedules and patient care.
TeleVox is taking the stress out of appointment confirmations. By automating appointment confirmations in your practice, you become more efficient while saving money. With multiple methods of hassle-free outreach, you improve your ability to make sure appointments aren't missed.
Click to read more about how we can help you automate appointment confirmations:
- Automated messaging
- Email reminders
- Text messaging
- Patient viewing of appointment information
- Fill open appointments quickly and easily
To calculate how much you'll save by automating the confirmation process, click here.