Do you want to improve the efficiency of your solo psychology or psychiatry practice while attracting more patients? A good virtual receptionist software could be just what you need to take your office to the next level of service to your patients. If you’re solo practice is in need of virtual receptionist services, you may want to consider the features that you want to include. An online scheduler can take over a large part of your daily work load, freeing your time so that you can focus on patient care; an automated reminder service will ensure that your patients show up for their appointments; and finally, an after-hours answering service is a must for keeping your current patients and pre-registering new ones. With a free trial offer and technical support any time of the day or night, you really can’t go wrong with supplementing your current office staff with a virtual receptionist.
An online scheduler is convenient for your patient and will give you more time to care for your patients
Appointment scheduling is one of those crucial tasks that don’t necessarily need to take place in the office. In fact, it may even be more convenient for your patient to schedule the appointment at a later time, after making adjustments to their work schedules or after speaking to family members about their schedules. The right virtual receptionist software will actually allow a patient to schedule an appointment online, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This will give you more time to focus on your patients’ more immediate psychological or psychiatric needs.
Save thousands in yearly revenue with automated appointment reminder software
Appointment reminders are ever-important for ensuring that your patients show up. If you notice one or more no-shows appearing on your office’s calendar each day, you could be losing a significant amount of income each year. Don’t let those patient no-shows drain your solo practice! An appointment reminder service is a practical way of helping your patients keep their appointments. Also, for maximum effectiveness in communication, choose a patient appointment reminder software that operates in one of several languages.
A good after-hours answering service will bring in more new patients each week.
When a prospective patient makes that initial phone call, it is your first opportunity to establish a caring doctor-patient relationship. If you are not available to take that first call, the patient may move on to another or psychologist or psychiatrist for more personalized care. This is the reason why many virtual answering services today will provide you with the option of directing a new patient right to your phone.
Alternately, the patient can set up an appointment, complete with pre-registration right over the phone. This means that by the time your patient finishes the initial phone call to your psychology or psychiatry office, you will have all the necessary information to set up a new file. Most importantly, an appointment can be scheduled right then and there without any additional steps or wasted time.
Whether it’s the time-saving benefits, or the convenience to your patient, or the features which will help you draw more new patients to your practice, adding a virtual receptionist program to your office will only enhance your business. Download a free trial virtual receptionist for your solo psychology or psychiatric practice, today!