The total cost of missed healthcare appointments in the United States every year is an astronomical $150 billion. Each open, unused time slot costs a physician 60 minutes and $200 on average. Now factor in that no-show rates are as high as 30% nationwide, and you can see how that $150 billion figure is reached.
Time saved increases provider productivity. With more time, providers can treat additional patients or recharge effectively when off call reducing physician burn out.
Improved care coordination reduces patient leakage enhancing operating economics.
Immediately access and update relevant information about the patient as soon it is entered into the system or the EHR.