We've added our top 3 tips for Pronto Portal below.
Before you receive bookings there are a few things that need to be completed within Pronto Portal
These settings ensure your availability, appointment durations and prices are correct and thus are very important.
In order to receive referrals via Pronto Portal you have to offer availability. This is done via the "Diary" tab at the top of the screen. If you have no availability then there will be no bookings placed.
We've added the Pronto Knowledge Base guides for each of the Pronto Direct practice management systems below.
Frequently asked questions from Clinics
No, absolutely not. Referrers cannot see your diary or patient information. The Pronto network will only offer the most suitable, next available appointments that you have flagged for Pronto bookings.
Yes, you are still in control of your diary. You decide which working hours you want to make available for Pronto bookings.
Yes, you can also decide which locations are available for Pronto bookings.
Yes, this also remains under your control and when setting up the system you choose who to make available. For example some clinics only make specific practitioners available for new patients.
The PPS, TM2 and Click. patient Management Systems are all fully integrated into Pronto - However if you aren't using one of these systems, you can still sign up for the Pronto Portal. The Portal just requires you to access a web portal, and upload or set up your availability and then you'll recieve appointment notifications through text and email messaging instantly. Then you'll need to update your own systems or paper diaries accordingly. If you dont have a system, then there's never been a better time to start to automate your practice and benefit straight away. So contact one of the providers and you could be benefiting from a fully automated system soon.
For TM2 & PPS users membership of the Pronto network is free. There is a £1.20 (Inc VAT) fee for each new referral you receive.
For members of Pronto Portal there is a £5 registration fee and £1.80 per referral fee (both these prices Inc VAT). Click users need to be on our £19.99 or £34.99 per month package and incur a £1.20 per referral fee.
Pronto referrers prefer working with Pronto clinics. If you wish to receive referrals from a new referrer, contact them directly and let them know you are a Pronto member.
When you receive a referral, if you are using an integrated patient management system your system will prompt you if it thinks the referral is a patient already in your clinic. If the patient does already exist the booking is made against your existing patient record.
More referrers are joining the Pronto network all the time. Chances are your referrers are already in the process of joining up. Just in case they're not a member yet, let them know you are a member of Pronto and the benefits it brings. You can also contact the BlueZinc TM3 amd TM2 teams to make sure we are on the case.
Pronto referrers prefer working with Pronto clinics however the number of referrals you receive will be up to the relationship between yourself and the referrer. Pronto has no influence over which clinics receive referrals. However, Pronto makes sure the process is as easy and efficient as possible.