How to Choose a Physician Scheduling Platform

How to Choose a Physician Scheduling Platform

With the many elements to deal with when planning a schedule, it can quickly become overwhelming. Physician schedules, more often than not, are planned and maintained by physicians themselves, thus adding on to their already hectic workload and most often, it isn’t a paid task. Using outdated methods that don’t actually ease the task or shorten the schedule creation time should be abandoned as automated methods do exist whose main purpose is to eliminate these.

Finding the right solution, however, can be a little tricky. Are your needs basic or complex? What features should you look for? What will actually help you save time?

With the abundance of technology surrounding healthcare professionals in hospitals, scheduling software shouldn’t be something you add on to your tech-load, but rather, a helpful tool you can use to better coordinate with your team and save you time.

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In order to ensure your scheduling solution is designed for your needs, here are some elements to consider when adopting a scheduling tool:

  • Physician-centric design
  • Flexibility and personalization
  • Fair shift distribution and non-availability dashboard
  • Interoperability and integration
  • Real-time information
  • Various plans
  • Secure messaging

These elements, along with more information about the benefits of scheduling solutions for physician groups, are presented in the How to Select a Physician Scheduling Platform whitepaper.

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James Gagne, Hospital deployment specialist

Written by James Gagne, Hospital deployment specialist

James Gagné has a degree in Computer Science and has been working in technical support for more than a dozen years. His career has led him to manage and work with teams from around the world, which gives him an excellent knowledge of technological challenges and the solutions to address them.