Do You Want Your Answering Service to Be a Generalist or a Specialist

Most telephone answering services will take on a wide range of clientele, from roofer, to funeral home, to property management company, to consultant, to attorney. Oh yeah, they’ll handle healthcare too. Really? These answering services try to be all things to all people. They’re generalists. Some do okay on it and others not so well. […]

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How to Avoid Long-Distance Charges When Forwarding Your Phone to Your Answering Service

Some healthcare professionals want to deal with a local medical answering service, even though they could use an answering service located anywhere across the United States. The reasons for their preference vary, but one common motive is that using a local provider eliminates long-distance calls when they forward their phone to their answering service. Depending […]

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What If You Forget to Forward Your Phone?

Most medical offices and clinics use call forwarding service to send their phone calls to their medical answering service. Call forwarding service is an inexpensive feature provided by your local phone company. Though there are other options to send your calls to your answering service, call forwarding is the most common and convenient providing someone […]

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Use a Medical Answering Service to Respect Your Patients

Once on the chopping block of short-cited, cost-fixated healthcare managers, medical answering services are reasserting themselves as the essential service for healthcare providers who want to meet their patients’ needs. This demonstrates respect to your patients. In fact, patients and consumers are quick to dismiss a healthcare provider who doesn’t offer 24/7 telephone access answered […]

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Discover How a Professional Medical Answering Service Deals with the Hold Problem

No one wants to be placed on hold, but it does occur. There’s no way around it. This happens in your office, clinic, or medical facility. It also happens at your answering service. The solution isn’t to eliminate placing callers on hold because that’s impossible. The key is to use the right approach when it’s […]

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