How the Pandemic Is Reducing the Time You Wait to See a Doctor

How the Pandemic Is Reducing the Time You Wait to See a Doctor

Better appointment scheduling during the pandemic helped with waiting room time. One pre-pandemic occurrence that might stay in the past is the time you spent sitting in your doctor’s waiting room. Also, 30 percent of respondents said the best change their doctor’s office made since the pandemic is better appointment scheduling that cut back on waiting room holdups. The traditional waiting room experience often involved patients sitting with other patients, filling out forms on clipboards, touching kiosks, and other devices. Also, Berg says pre-pandemic providers who offered virtual services were not paid adequately by insurance companies or government payors.

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