Centralized Patient Access

Infographic: 8 Requirements to Meet Patient Expectations for Self-Scheduling

Posted on September 21, 2018

Patients have come to expect that their preferred hospital or health system will provide convenient mobile, self-scheduling. Patients want to easily book healthcare appointments online with their providers anytime, from any device — and they don't want to hassle with downloading and managing an app. Given that online appointment scheduling can make or break patient retention for 61 percent of patients, learn the eight key requirem...

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Infographic: 4 Ways Hospital Marketers Attract Patients with Mobile Scheduling

Posted on September 21, 2018

As consumer expectations continue to evolve with the proliferation of services like Uber, Airbnb, and Amazon, it’s not surprising that your patients want the same level of convenience when booking their appointments. At the same time, your organization works hard to attract new patients via seminars and classes. Learn the four ways today's hospital marketers are using intuitive, retail-style patient self-scheduling to compete for business in...

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Houston Healthcare Uses Centralized Patient Access to Drive New Business

Posted on February 02, 2018

Houston Healthcare implemented SCI's Provider Network Manager and Schedule Maxmizer solutions to support centralized patient access across multiple facilities. Patients and providers alike appreciate fast, convenient scheduling at the most convenient location. What's more, they achieved significant improvements to their KPIs: Point of service collections increased 26%; denials due to lack of insurance authorization decreased 5%; and key pati...

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5 Best Practices for Centralizing Patient Access

Posted on October 02, 2017

In today's highly competitive marketplace, it’s critical for health system executives to collaborate more effectively with referring providers, making it easier for patients to access the care they need. Health systems can capture more business and gain competitive advantage by offering convenient, retail-like experiences. Jamie Gier, SCI Chief Marketing Officer, shares five best practices for centralizing the patient access experience, a big fir...

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Infographic: Centralized Patient Access 10-Point Checklist for Success

Posted on June 29, 2017

Based upon real-world best practices from leading health systems, there are ten key building blocks you need to create a consumer-centric patient access experience and build a stronger network with your referring providers. Create a branded, virtual front door to your health system that will attract and retain patients and increase revenue. Get the Infographic for a summary or read the Full Checklist for details.  Download the Infograp...

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SCI Solutions Enhances Patient Scheduling Platform with Capabilities to Support Large-Scale, Multi-Location Operations

Posted on June 18, 2017

SCI Solutions announces the addition of powerful new capabilities to its rules-based, enterprise healthcare patient scheduling solution, Schedule Maximizer®. This much-anticipated upgrade delivers significant value aligned with two major care coordination themes: market-based scheduling services for large multi-location healthcare organizations and enhanced worklist management that supports the security needs of complex scheduling environments. ...

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Checklist: Centralized Patient Access Checklist for Success

Posted on June 13, 2017

Based upon the experiences of hundreds of U.S. hospitals and health systems, we’ve compiled this best-practice checklist for the key order management, scheduling, and front-end revenue cycle building blocks needed to effectively implement and maintain a centralized patient access function. Build a branded, virtual front door to your health system to gain competitive advantage and attract more business. Read the Full Checklist for details for...

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Solution Brief: Market-Based Scheduling

Posted on June 13, 2017

Market-Based Scheduling from SCI Solutions provides health systems with the technology platform and advanced features they need to simplify and streamline the patient access experience for hospital and physician services across any sized market. Download the Solution Brief...

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Data Sheet: Centralized Patient Access

Posted on June 09, 2017

Centralizing the patient access function gives health systems a consistent brand and standardized workflows across the market, which allows patients to be scheduled at the most convenient and appropriate location — even when no common EHR or HIT infrastructure exists among provider locations. Add to that convenient, mobile patient self-scheduling to stand out in your marketplace.  Download the Data Sheet...

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Infographic: Why Centralized Patient Access Matters for Patient Experience

Posted on May 25, 2017

As patients become more accustomed to taking care of so many things online, such as scheduling mammograms, it's more important than ever to provide a convenient patient experience. This infographic highlights the five stages of frustration patients experience today and the five stages of satisfaction they experience when patient access is centralized. Download the Infographic...

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Infographic: Why Centralized Patient Access Matters for an Ideal Provider Experience

Posted on May 25, 2017

As healthcare organizations compete for business from referring providers, it's more important than ever to provide a convenient experience for providers and their patients. This infographic highlights the five stages of frustration providers experience today and the five stages of satisfaction they experience when patient access is centralized. Download the Infographic...

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Missed Appointments Cost the U.S. Healthcare System $150B Each Year

Posted on May 25, 2017

In her article published in Health Management Technology magazine, Jamie Gier, Chief Marketing Officer, SCI Solutions, explains that the total cost of missed healthcare appointments in the United States every year is an astronomical $150 billion and how to reduce missed appointments. She highlights three tips for health systems to address costly missed appointments, including providing a streamlined patient experience for booking appointments, ma...

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Health First Panel: Streamline Orders and Scheduling Across Your Network

Posted on March 13, 2017

Health First realizes big benefits, including a 20% reduction in call volumes, from a highly efficient process that integrates orders/referrals, insurance authorizations and scheduling end to end. Highlights: Patient-centric, one-call-for-all schedulingFast, accurate electronic orders using GE Centricity integrationOptional online self-scheduling for physicians and patients — resulting in 20% lower call volumes...

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