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Do You Have This Basic Backup Plan In Case Of A Disaster?

In the days before, during, and after Hurricane Irma, the team of receptionists at Voice Link of Columbus, Inc., covered the phones for our clients who were in harm’s way. Those that had to evacuate their homes and businesses forwarded their calls to us and we answered them all. We answered callers’ questions based on…

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Considering A Medical Answering Service? This Round-Up Of Resources Will Help.

Did you know Voice Link of Columbus, Inc. was started nearly 30 years ago originally to address the need we personally saw for exceptional call answering services in the medical field? Over the years our technology has evolved and our scope has expanded to serve clients across all industries. However, our dedication to superior medical…

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Are Your Patients Losing Patience With Being Put On Hold?

Phone calls remain the primary way that patients communicate with their doctors or healthcare providers. Whether they are making an appointment, requesting a refill, or calling to discuss medical concerns, patients first action step is to call the doctor’s office. Unfortunately, all too often they’re greeted with, “Can you hold please?”  This is a problem…

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Does Your Medical Answering Service Offer A Secure Web Portal?

Patients put a lot of trust in the medical practices they choose for their healthcare needs. That trust has to be earned, and not just when they’re visiting with the doctor or nurse. Patients expect and trust that their medical providers are managing their health information thoroughly and confidentially. Updated and well-organized patient records are…

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Medical Answering Services Aren’t All The Same—Is Yours Truly “Specialized?”

Many answering services claim to specialize in serving the medical and healthcare field, but all too often this is a weak assertion at best if not downright false, which can become a real liability. Part of the problem is that those working in the medical field—like practice managers or doctors—don’t know how to fully assess…

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Why Answering Calls Is Never Just About Answering Calls

One of the most common questions people who are contemplating hiring an answering service ask is: “How can an answering service really benefit my business beyond just answering calls more quickly than I’m currently able to?” This is a great question! While answering calls in a timely manner is one of the primary ways we…

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