Decision Trees to Optimize Scheduling Practices

As part of our ongoing Consultancy and Advisory series, this week we are talking to one of our foremost expert consultants, Dana Cameron, about the complex but essential work of scheduling optimization. Prior to joining RelateCare over 10 years ago, Dana worked at the  Cleveland Clinic for 35+ years as Lead Systems Analyst, and was […]

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Current State Assessment: Unlocking the healthcare contact center

The healthcare contact center, while often going unnoticed, is in many ways the key to the patient access experience. It is the first touchpoint, the ‘front door’, the opportunity to give a first impression, which we know can be long-lasting. It is where a patient can have either a positive or negative experience which sets […]

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Meeting Patient Preferences: 24/7 Contact Center Services!

For many organizations across many industries the appeal of having a 24/7 contact center is growing. During the normal business hours of 8-5 Monday-Friday, it can be challenging for people to make appointments, find information, or seek reassurance from an organization. People seem busier than ever, working jobs, commuting, taking care of kids, all while […]

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Data Utilization and Root Cause Analysis within the Healthcare Contact Center

In a fast-paced work environment, problems are often amplified and exacerbated due to a lack of visibility of the root cause of the issue. A true understanding of a situation requires visibility and clarity on the subjects or processes being observed. In my experience as a performance optimization consultant, this can be a major challenge […]

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Family-Centered Patient Access at Children’s Hospitals

As RelateCare Director of Client Solutions, I am responsible for ensuring that RelateCare deliver high-quality services to our client partners and that we are always adding value to the healthcare organizations that we serve. This is a mission I am passionate about with all our clients-partners but I have a special pride in RelateCare’s historic […]

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Scheduling Optimization: Planning for the Future

COVID-19 has resulted in an unforeseen and dramatic drop in revenue for U.S. hospitals. In some instances, upwards of 60% of visits have been cancelled or need to be rescheduled.  It is evident that health systems must become proactive to ensure they have the greatest chance of bouncing back quickly (and having a V-shaped financial […]

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