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Benjamin

Why Scheduling Software is Essential to the Hospital?

Medical 3 min read

There is a common saying which goes as Health over Wealth. It prompts us to prioritize health above everything, even wealth. Without proper health, there is no happiness or joy in enjoying wealth. If one isn’t going to live for many years, all the wealth accumulated is worthless.

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Hence, it becomes important to maintain proper health throughout. It becomes even more important to ensure that we don’t compromise our health to gain worldly benefits like wealth.

It goes without saying that to maintain proper health, you might need guidance about the right way to maintain it at regular intervals of time. It is always good to have someone to guide us through. In this case, they are Doctors.

Doctors are the ones who are strangers to us, but we owe our lives to them. Without them, we wouldn’t know half of the time the remedy for any disease or allergy.

On the other hand, doctors ensure that their patients are healthy once the treatment is completed. Doing a treatment of a patient is not an easy thing. It requires a lot of patience. The doctor needs to be calm and composed to treat the patient without making mistakes. The life of the patient lies in the doctor’s hand.

At the same time, we know that doctors have a very hectic schedule, and a slight delay in the treatment of a previous patient might result in a loss of life for the next patient. Every second is precious when it comes to dealing with patients. Not too early, nor too late, but exactly on time.

In such scenarios, doctors should have a properly planned schedule to handle patients and surgeries accordingly. We have many online scheduling software in the market, but most are paid or not user-friendly.

Picktime is the best choice for hospitals and doctors as it is quite transparent from both ends. No manipulation can be done internally, as well as the people booking an appointment get a very wide range of options to select for. They get to know when the doctor is available, which slots are already booked, how much time each checkup usually takes, the charges of each checkup/treatment, and many more.

By opting for Picktime software for your hospital to schedule appointments, patients/clients get the following features from your side:

  • It’s completely free of cost.
  • Patients get to know what are the slots in which the desired doctor is available.
  • They can look at the charges of each service and the charges of different doctors under the same roof.
  • They can book the slot from a desktop/laptop as well as from mobiles. The ‘book now’ feature is available 24/7.
  • Doctors or hospitals can collect copay or full payments while customers books an appointment.
  • Will send notifications to both the patient and the doctor.
  • Doctors can sync their Google or Outlook calendar with the Picktime calendar.

How Picktime Scheduling Software Works?

  1. Picktime is easily integrable with your existing hospital website. If there is no website for your hospital, it’s completely fine. You can create an online booking page on Picktime’s website by signing up for free.
  2. Once you are a registered member of Picktime, you get to add all the doctors you have in your hospital with their respective charges per session.
  3. You can easily add the roles and services provided by each doctor to the patients. Once all this is done, you are all set to share the link on your website or directly with your patients.
  4. Whenever the patient wants to book an appointment, they are asked to visit the link provided by you. On opening this link, they will have to select the doctor they want to meet and choose a time from the available slots to book an appointment.
  5. After the slot is booked, both the patient and the doctor will receive the booking notification email. Apart from that, we can cancel or reschedule a particular appointment.
  6. Doctor or patient can view all the booking in their respective calendar (or) it can easily be integrated with any calendar app(Google Calendar/Microsoft Outlook) of your choice.

Some of the added advantages of Picktime are:

  • Free to use without any limitations.
  • User Friendly.
  • Multiple location access for all.
  • Chat support in case you have any doubts.
  • Cross-platform compatibility.
  • Increased revenue.
  • PayPal Integration
  • Video meeting apps integration(Zoom, Google meet, Goto Meeting, etc.)

With so many features, Picktime is completely free to use. Go ahead and Sign up with Picktime. Start scheduling all your appointments and manage all your staff under one roof.

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