Overbooked and Overextended: How to Avoid Scheduling Nightmares
Avoid Scheduling Nightmares
by Neal Bhatia, MD on
One of the pearls of practice management that can make or break the workday, but is never mentioned in a medical textbook, is how to triage patients when your clinic is booked out for an extended time. How do you decide what patients get in sooner and who can wait? Should there be a tier system for scheduling based on urgency? How do you handle cosmetic patients who all want to get in yesterday! D …