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Patient Scheduling

Everything dealing with patient scheduling

Inner City Health Care reserves 9am to 12pm on Thursday morning for walk-in patients who are seen on a first-come, first-served basis within that time frame. Open hours
Schedules Mary O'Keefe for a 1pm appointment and Martin Gordon for a 1pm appointment with Dr. Winston Lewis. Double Booking
Forgets his third appointment with the doctor no-show
Vaccinations are scheduled every 10 minutes from 10am to 12:20pm on Mondays; Tuesday office hours are reserved for new patients only. Clustering
Three patients are scheduled to receive treatments in the first half hour of every hour. Wave Scheduling
Dr. King prefers to see patients for regular gynecologic examinations in consecutive appointments from 8:30am to 11:30am and patients who are pregnant from 1pm to 3:30pm. Practice-Based scheduling
CMA asks patient a series of screening questions to ascertain the nature, extent, and urgency of his condition. Triage
the doctor prefers that two or more patients be scheduled at 30 or 60 minute intervals on a continuous basis throughout the day. Stream Scheduling
The doctor schedules three patients at the beginning of each hour for comprehensive examinations, followed by single appointments every 10 to 20 minutes during the rest of the hour for quick, follow-up procedures. Modified Wave Scheduling
CMA uses empty or unscheduled periods for dictation or processing paperwork. Slack Time
Typical scheduling time for patient consultation? 45min
typical scheduling time for Established patient routine follow-up 15min
typical scheduling time for New patients 30min
typical scheduling time for complete physical examination 45min
typical scheduling time for cold/flu symptoms 15min
typical scheduling time for vaccination 15min
What are the six variables involved in the process of scheduling appointments for patients and other visitors to the ambulatory care setting? Urgency of appointment, wether the appointment has a referral, recording methods for new and established patients, implemantation of check-in, cancellation, and rescheduling, use of reminder system, visits from medical supply.
what are seven scheduling styles? Open hours, double booking, clustering, wave scheduling, motified wave scheduling, stream scheduling, practice-base scheduling.
One principal above all else in scheduling for the office is? flexibility
The type of scheduling that requires visits to be set up around patients with specific chronic aliments? group appointments
How many missed appointments before the physician will review the patient's record and could terminate care? three
Created by: Seanmorrone