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Ask Me Anything: 8 Answers to Your Questions About Medical Scheduling Software

Posted by Shift Admin on June 4, 2019 at 9:00 AM

When searching for scheduling solutions that address your group’s needs and problems, it’s important to ask all of the right questions. Here are some common questions and answers regarding medical scheduling software that our team receives.

How much does scheduling software cost?

When it comes to scheduling software, one solution is not entirely applicable to every single user. Therefore, prices typically reflect this sentiment and are based on a variety of variables including user type, number of users, and the size of the group.

Can scheduling software handle multiple sites for one user?

For users whose scheduling needs are not confined to one geographical location, consistency of scheduling parameters and seamless communication between sites is essential. With Shift Admin, you’ll find support for all users across however many facilities that you staff.

What accessibility does scheduling software offer? What are the hardware/software requirements for it?

While this varies across different types of software, Shift Admin exists on an entirely web-based platform. This means that no additional software beyond a web browser is required, allowing you to access all that our scheduling software offers from any location and on any operating system.

How much time can scheduling software save on the scheduling process?

Thanks to automated schedule generation, users can expect to spend minutes — not days or weeks — creating a custom, fully-optimized schedule.

 

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What else can scheduling software offer its users?

Payroll, reporting, and statistical capabilities allow you to keep all records in one safe, digital, and easy-to-access place.

My schedule is complex and contains many unique rules. What kind of limits can I expect with scheduling software?

While different kinds of software come with their own set of limits, you’ll find none with the world-class algorithm that makes Shift Admin the robust scheduling platform that it is. Enter the scheduling constraints for your providers, prioritize them against the other rules, and watch as Shift Admin generates a schedule that is fully-optimized and free of holes.

How do I handle requests with scheduling software?

Submitting requests for vacation, entire days off, or partial days off can be done quickly, easily, and from any location.

I’ve always done the schedule the same way. Why should I change now?

For many people, it can be difficult to deviate from a process to which they’re accustomed, especially when it has worked for so long. However, you might be surprised at how much scheduling software is capable of doing. In addition to saving time, it’s far more convenient, consistent, and accurate than creating schedules by hand or with a spreadsheet.

 

Read More: Why You Should Update Your Scheduling Process in 2019

 

No question is a bad question when it comes to working with something as delicate and important as provider schedules. Shift Admin is proud to not only be a resource that can answer these questions but any questions or concerns regarding provider scheduling best practices. 

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