Answering Service


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Answering Service

A company that takes phone messages outside business hours. If an office hires an answering service, one who calls that office after hours is automatically forwarded to the answering service. The answering service can take a message, forward to caller to another number, or take whatever action the office/client has requested. This service gives the caller someone "real" on the other end and, ideally, helps ensure prompt attention once the office re-opens.
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9 percent retention rate, which is typically unheard of in the field of medical answering services.
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A patient would call the answering service and the operator could get a standard amount of medical information, including the patient's name, phone number and medical condition.
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