Does Your Answering Service Have Your Back?

crisis coverage

You’ve hired an answering service to answer your phone calls when your practice, clinic, or facility is unable to do so. This is a good start. But when the unexpected happens—say, for example, a worldwide pandemic that throws everyone and everything into turmoil—can your answering service adjust to meet these ever-changing and unanticipated needs? What […]

When Is the Best Time to Plan for Disasters?


In the healthcare industry we hope that disasters will never occur, yet we know they will. These may be in the form of a natural disaster, a manmade crisis, or a medical emergency, which in the most extreme instance implies a worldwide pandemic, such as Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Although the type of a future disaster […]

Maintain Healthcare Communications in the Midst of a Pandemic


When a disaster occurs, one key to successfully navigating it is to maintain an open communication channel so your patients can reach you whenever they need to. In addition to normal healthcare needs, in the middle of a crisis, such as a pandemic, patients have a heightened sense of concern about their health and well-being.  […]