Abrazo Medical Group Patients Can Now Easily Find Doctors And Schedule Appointments Online
Free Service Powered by ZocDoc Makes Medical Appointments Available Instantly Online
PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 06, 2014) – Abrazo Medical Group announced today the launch of ZocDoc, a new service for patients that enables them to book appointments online with primary care and family physicians.
The service is available at some Abrazo Medical Group facilities throughout the Valley. Additional ones will be added in coming months.
Using the ZocDoc scheduling system, patients are able to see each doctor’s availability, qualifications, reviews and photos to help them choose the practitioner who best fits their needs. Patients select an available timeslot and complete a brief checkout process to book an appointment. They may elect to receive email and text message appointment reminders for added convenience.
“The new ZocDoc system is a great example of our growing services that strive to always offer superior and convenient care to the community,” said Mark Wright, Abrazo’s senior director of operations for physician services.The ZocDoc system enables patients to book appointments with Abrazo Medical Group doctors any time, even when the doctor’s office is closed. The system reduces wait times for patients and increases efficiency for medical providers. Forty percent of appointments scheduled by ZocDoc users occur within one day and 60 percent of ZocDoc appointments take place within three days.
To use the free service, patients can visit http://www.abrazohealth.com/facilities/medicalGroup.
About Abrazo Medical Group
Abrazo Medical Group is a network of practices comprised of employed primary care and specialty physicians and surgeons. Abrazo Medical Group physicians and staff are committed to providing the highest quality medical care for people of all ages. Abrazo Medical Group’s 14 convenient locations throughout the Valley offer extended office hours and Saturday appointments. Physicians are contracted with most major insurance groups and new patients are welcomed at each facility. For more information on Abrazo Medical Group, go to www.abrazomedical.com.
More than 5 million patients use ZocDoc each month to find a nearby doctor or dentist and instantly book an appointment online. By revealing the 'hidden supply' of appointments, ZocDoc helps patients receive faster access to care and optimizes doctors’ schedules. With ZocDoc Check-In, patients can fill out their paperwork online prior to their appointment, and physicians receive more complete and accurate patient information. ZocDoc has raised $95 million in investments to date, is currently available in more than 1,900 cities, and covers 40 percent of the US population. This service is free for patients via ZocDoc.com or the free ZocDoc app for iPhone and Android. A Spanish-language version called ZocDoc en Español is also available (espanol.zocdoc.com; iPhone and Android).
Abrazo Medical Group Announces Its New Patient Portal
The online patient portal allows patients to access their health information and to communicate with their physicians easily and safely. Using a secure password, patients can log into the online patient portal 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to:
- View and request appointments
- Retrieve test results
- View personal health information
- Update demographic information
- Browse health facts and information
- View their billing statements and balances
- Make secure credit card payments
- Request prescriptions and refills
- Communicate with their doctor by sending and receiving secure messages
Patients can save time, avoid playing phone tag with their doctor, and stay educated about ways to keep their family healthy and safe.
Abrazo Medical Group is pleased to welcome Arizona Heart Institute
Arizona Heart Institute joins Abrazo Medical Group's distributive cardiovascular network of community-based physicians, providing future opportunities to greatly expand heart and vascular services and patient base throughout the region. This partnership will mark Abrazo’s first addition of an independent cardiovascular specialty physician practice to its organization.
Arizona Heart Institute is among the world’s leading providers of cardiovascular care. This visionary organization was founded in 1971, quickly evolving into the country’s first freestanding outpatient clinic solely dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel disease. Arizona Heart Institute, an Affiliate of Abrazo Medical Group offers outstanding patient care and cardiovascular education.
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