No-shows and same day cancellations have a big bottom-line impact. But don't worry, there are ways to let your patients know that your time is valuable.
No-shows and same day cancellations have a big bottom-line impact; both leave you no time to fill a last-minute open appointment slot. And a missed appointment means your fixed costs are spread across fewer visits, thereby increasing your average cost per service.
But don't worry, here are several strategies that your practice can use to diminish the number of no-shows and let your patients know your time and theirs is valuable.