Urgent Care Clinic Operations

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The Changes that Healthcare Operators Need to Make Coming into This Year’s Flu Season
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The Changes that Healthcare Operators Need to Make Coming into This Year’s Flu Season

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair”. Although written over 160 years ago by Charles Dickens, this opening line to A Tale of Two Cities, could not be more applicable

6 tips for optimizing community-based COVID-19 testing
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6 tips for optimizing community-based COVID-19 testing

Recent data from the Covid Tracking Project report a national daily average of 802,000 tests, compared to the 2.2 million daily test target set by researchers from the Harvard Global Health Institute.  To increase testing to the level considered necessary to stop the spread of COVID-19, communiti

Contactless Clinic Experiences and a New Way Forward
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Contactless Clinic Experiences and a New Way Forward

Cafes. Libraries. Retail centers. The Taco Bell down the street, the locally-owned liquor store on the corner. They all have something in common: a contactless consumer experience. Contactless is everywhere - for retail and food service, the transition to a more consumer-friendly, touchless shopping

Consumer behavior is driving a hybrid approach to healthcare delivery
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Consumer behavior is driving a hybrid approach to healthcare delivery

As states begin reopening and social and medical distancing restrictions are relaxed, the emerging question is the lasting impact of coronavirus on how care is delivered. In order to keep providers, patients, and communities safe, consumers and medical professionals shifted seemingly overnight to vi

Telemedicine Reimbursement: A Guide to Payment Parity and Covered Services
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Telemedicine Reimbursement: A Guide to Payment Parity and Covered Services

Every day, as new developments around COVID-19’s impact continue to be discovered, policymakers have rolled back once strict telemedicine regulations in an effort to expand access to healthcare services, while promoting social and medical distancing. With the new changes, understanding the intri

COVID-19 and the Rise of Telemed for Urgent Care
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COVID-19 and the Rise of Telemed for Urgent Care

Over the past few weeks, we've been closely watching the impact the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has had on the urgent and convenient care communities. In particular, we've been tracking a major shift in patient adoption of virtual care, or telemedicine. This week, we wanted to share the initial data

Solv’s Clinic Analytics magnifies urgent care reporting and insights
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Solv’s Clinic Analytics magnifies urgent care reporting and insights

Consumer expectations continue to expand, as does the weight of their impact. As a result, the need for businesses - including urgent care - to capture and interpret data increases. A couple examples: You have two clinics, one with a line out the door while the other sits idly. Once you realize thi

5 Secrets to a Happier Urgent Care Staff and More Loyal Patients
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5 Secrets to a Happier Urgent Care Staff and More Loyal Patients

A happy staff and more loyal patients are within your reach. You just need the right formula. That is why Solv has put together five important secrets that will guide you toward the path of success.  Secret #1: Morale Matters One of our partners, Dr. Mike Cowan of Pediatric Urgent Care Center of F

Managing an Urgent Care Front Desk and Putting the Patient First
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Managing an Urgent Care Front Desk and Putting the Patient First

Have you ever seen a disorganized reception area at a clinic? Phones were probably ringing for long periods and patients were likely angry if no one was available to assist them. However, in a more professional setting that's pro-active about care, the waiting area is clean, phones are promptly an

Hire the Right People at Your Urgent Care
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Hire the Right People at Your Urgent Care

Your patients and your bottom line matter a lot. So does your team. Your team is comprised of your most loyal brand ambassadors, they are the first face and voice to greet your patients, and they set the tone of your waiting room and entire clinic. If they are overwhelmed, your patient experience wi

Introducing Solv Video Telemedicine
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Introducing Solv Video Telemedicine

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of Solv’s newest product —Solv Video Telemedicine. Solv Video Telemed is the first telemedicine solution designed specifically for convenient care and urgent care centers. Solv Video Telemed is a different take on telemedicine. It merges online scheduling,

How to Help Your Patients Manage Allergies
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How to Help Your Patients Manage Allergies

Experts are speculating that the 2018 asthma and allergy season may be the worst the U.S. has ever seen. Due to several factors—weather and temperature fluctuations, unprecedented pollen counts, and climate change—an increasing number of people are experiencing allergy symptoms, along with exacer

The
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The "Five Rs" of Proper Urgent Care Clinic Maintenance

Are your janitors costing you patients?Urgent Care Centers are providing a good alternative to emergency rooms for many people. They are generally less costly, the wait times are shorter, and the staff is less harried, and thus more pleasant to be around.They may not yet be entirely ubiquitous, but

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