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More and more, patients are taking control of their relationship with healthcare providers and the services they offer. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend by putting the majority of the population online and has made providers and patients familiar with various internet-based tools that help provide access and information for most aspects of healthcare workflow and interaction.
It is confusing, in today’s world, why more physician practices, clinics and therapy providers have not made the leap from paper to online patient forms management. The world is online, has been for a long time now, yet outdated practices are still commonplace in healthcare facilities. Who doesn’t want to simplify workflow, save time, save money, and boost patient and staff satisfaction? These well known benefits are easily achievable and affordable. So let’s explore the barriers and benefits of moving to e-form automation and see if that doesn’t help clear things up.
It seems like a no-brainer. Convert your forms into PDFs, put them on your web site and your patients will show up with competed forms and everything runs a bit smoother. However, it’s not working out like you expected. Patients don’t bring in completed forms or only bring in partially completed forms and they still must finish in the office. Appointments continue to get pushed back. The efficiency you were promised never materialized. Why?
If you want to get rid of clipboards and move to an online forms solution, you have a few choices. We've heard it can be hard to compare and is the comparison really apples to apples or apples to oranges? We did some research of three different ways to do online forms with features to try to help your review process.
We know that, especially after coronavirus, how patients communicate with medical professionals and their practices has changed drastically, but we here at Lobbie want to take that and streamline the process even further. Technological advancements and ONC rules have lowered the barriers to care and permit the patient experience to be easy, as it always should have been. Here are a few of the ways Lobbie is improving the patient experience:
The following action items have been used or suggested to decrease no-shows in clinics. While in many cases listed, the authors have done the best they can to isolate the preventative measure discussed, it does not allow us to estimate what the net effect would be when combining tactics. Patient Experience Management Systems have tools that can combine all the tactics for you, which will greatly reduce no-shows and cancellations.