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    Would you use speed treatment in your office, or would you allow more time for each appointment?
    How much time would you allow per appointment?
    Based on the amount of time per appointment, how many appointments is your office scheduling a day?
    What are some advantages and disadvantages to speed treatment?
    Give 2 examples of instances in which it would be beneficial to use speed treatment

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    In most instances, I would allow more time for each appointment. I would allow at least 15 minutes for each appointment, to give the physician time to answer any questions and discuss treatment options or diagnoses. Based on the amount of time of 15 minutes per appointment, I would schedule four appointments each hour, beginning at 8:30 am. If the office stops seeing patients at 4:30 and the medical staff take an hour for lunch, that would allow 7 hours for patient scheduling. Each physician would be able to see 28 patients each day.

    There are some advantages to speed treatment. For patients who do not require involved office visits or lengthy evaluations, the perceived level of service is improved, when they ...

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    Give several examples of instances in which it would be beneficial to use speed treatment

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