Why Do Patients Miss Appointments? ReminderCall Study Reveals Memory to Blame

Anyone working in the United States healthcare industry knows that patients miss appointments. Many providers ask, “Why do patients miss appointments at my medical practice?” Or, “ What can I do to help patients show up?” Yet hard data and statistics are hard to come by.  To help answer these questions, ReminderCall ran a public…

No-Shows: 10 Ways You’re Telling Patients They’re Okay

Of all the problems healthcare professionals face, patient no-shows can be the trickiest. Patient absenteeism is persistent and costly. No-shows affect productivity and disrupt operations. They create extra work, costing time and money. The end result is that absent patients don’t get the care they need. When it comes to scheduling, you probably already follow…

Top 15 Celebrity HIPAA Fails And Their Consequences

Tabloids make money by publishing juicy celebrity health gossip. Ever wonder where they get the information? Many times, it comes from medical professionals snooping where they shouldn’t. Patient protected healthcare information (PHI) is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). But even though medical staff can go to prison for disclosing medical…