While you and your team are working round the clock to reduce the patient’s waiting time, you need to create a waiting area that makes patients feel as comfortable as possible. Every single element you put in your waiting area must cater to your patient’s need.
Deciding to remodel your dental office requires careful consideration; while there are several benefits to a office expansion, you must come up with a plan that ensures you continue serving your customers. A well-designed dental office renovation is likely to improve the overall value of your business and bring in new patients. However, the transition from your current office to the new space should not cost you your current customers.
Everyone from the average interior designer to the semi-mystical purveyors of Feng Shui would have you believe that the design of your dental office can have a significant impact on the attitude of your patients. Well... you know what? They are right – if not for exactly the right reasons. In fact, it is well documented that there are several things that a healthcare office space can do to mitigate the anxiety felt by their patients.
A great office design reduces patient anxiety, distinguishes your practice, enhances perceptions about the quality of dental care you provide and makes the waiting period feel shorter.
Advancements in technology are spurring major changes in dental practices. Incorporating new technologies attracts new patients, boosts current patient retention and makes the patient experience that much more efficient and enjoyable.
A simple change to improve your supply room organization can save you up to five minutes per patient. Depending on the number of patients you serve per day, simple changes to improve efficiency can save you time, and improve the patient’s experience. As you work towards growing your business and improving the quality of service, you need to invest in a system that makes it easy for you and your staff to deliver services fast, while avoiding mistakes that could create problems.
Spending time in a waiting room is awfully difficult for little ones. They are nervous about their upcoming appointment and full of energy. You can ease their nerves by making your waiting room as kid-friendly as possible. Here's how to do it.
Renovating your dental office is one of the best decisions you will ever make for your business. A renovation is an opportunity for you to improve the patient experience, attract new patients, and grow your profits. Unfortunately, renovations require a lot of work, which costs time and money.
There comes a time when your practice has reached a saturation point where it must expand or it will become stagnant. However, simple expansion doesn't mean future financial success on its own. One has to know how to properly expand a dental practice in order to ensure continued growth.