Whether you’re reserving a table at your favorite restaurant or ensuring that you have a set time to visit a busy fine arts museum, online appointment scheduling continues to become further ingrained in our daily lives. The same should be said about the way patients schedule a visit to the doctor’s office.
Development was only the first step
As soon as the scale and seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic became clear in early 2020, talk began to focus on the challenges of developing vaccines. The past year has seen an unprecedented effort to develop and deploy safe and effective vaccines to control a virus that has now claimed 2.5 million lives worldwide — and more than 500,000 in the U.S. alone.
There are few things as satisfying as placing the last piece of a jigsaw puzzle in the correct spot.
January 29, 2021, is National Puzzle Day and even though finishing a jigsaw puzzle may be satisfying, solving unique problems specific to healthcare is another area worth celebrating.
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Patients are busy and often don’t have time to sit on hold or find an appointment time that matches up with their hectic schedules. That’s where a safe and secure online appointment booking method like healow® Open Access® comes in.