If you've decided to install a virtual health care software system, then you should compare its features and benefits before you choose a package. While virtual communication capabilities are vital here, other features can enhance the way you, and your patients, use the system. The following features are worth taking a look at.
1. Drag-and-Drop Functionality
Updating virtual health care software should be an easy task. However, some products are more complex to use than others. You might spend a lot of time creating patient notes, charts, and records.
Look for systems that have drag-and-drop functionality. Here, you can simply drag texts, photos, and results into the right places. This will save you a lot of time.
2. No-Show Management
Unfortunately, some patients won't turn up for their virtual appointments. This may be due to a variety of reasons, such as they simply forgot. This wastes your time and money, so look for systems that have no-show management tools.
For example, some systems send out automatic appointment reminders to patients either by SMS or email. You can also use software that allows patients to book their own appointment times. If a patient makes their own appointment, then they are more likely to remember it and to attend.
3. Bluetooth Connectivity
You won't find some examinations or tests easily in a virtual setting. However, some software packages allow you to use Bluetooth connectivity to run tests on patients, even if they are in a different location.
For example, you might be able to use wireless blood pressure kits, scales, glucometers, and thermometers. Your patients can run their own home health monitoring checks and you can see the results instantly in their records.
It's important to know that you are doing a good job. If you install virtual health care software with a survey function, then you can evaluate yourself and your staff more easily. Your patients might tell you that you're doing a good job, or they might leave comments which show you areas where you and your team can improve. In either case, this information is good to know.
5. Patient Updates
Your patients won't always remember to give you up-to-date information on their general health. However, the more basic information you have, the easier your appointments will be.
It's worth looking at systems that have some kind of patient access, such as a separate portal. Along with allowing patients to book appointments and send messages, you can also set up some sites with data pages that patients can update as necessary.
To find out more about these and other useful features, contact virtual health care software providers.Share
3 November 2021
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