So you’ve made a decision to use an answering service or call center. Congratulations! It may be one of the best business decisions you’ll make all year. Now the question becomes, “How do I call forward my phones to the answering service?” Never fear, we’ve outlined some of the most common call forwarding methods.
If you work within the health care industry, you already know the importance of protecting patient health information (PHI). A question we are regularly asked is, "How can I tell if I have a HIPAA compliant answering service?"
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Do you find yourself struggling to keep up with the things on your to-do list to keep your business running? Do you feel like you’re on a treadmill where you can't afford to jump off to work on the business instead of in it? That’s where using an answering service for small business can free you from being tied to the phone so you can get some work done.
Toll-free numbers make it easy for people to reach you. Regardless of where they are in the country, this one number will work. There’s no guessing about using an area code or not. And there’s no need to pick from a list of many local numbers to select the right one. If you need a toll free number, you can get your own or your answering service can provide one for you. Here are five tips for successfully using a toll free number with a toll free answering service:
Most health care providers send text messages and emails throughout their day. Unfortunately many are choosing unsecured methods of transmission. Bad news for protecting patient data and worse yet, a clear HIPAA violation.
It's simply a fact of life. From time to time, employees are going to call in sick or have to miss work for another reason. And every time one of them does, it can wreak havoc on you as an HR manager.