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Three quick tips for boosting your eReferral traffic

When clinics first join the Ocean Provider Network, they often ask us: “How do we let everyone know that we are now open for eReferrals?” While there are countless channels and methods to raise awareness today, here are three proven traffic-boosting tips from...

Digital health tools to support flu season

Administering the flu shot is more important – and challenging – than ever before. Juggling an increased demand for the flu vaccine with physical distancing measures and other in-clinic safety precautions has introduced a whole new series of challenges for clinics....

Best Practices: Three ways to boost online bookings

Best Practices: Three ways to boost online bookings

Q: I added online booking to my practice, but patients still call our front desk to make appointments. What can I do to increase online bookings? Adding online appointment booking is a great step towards modernizing your practice and making health care more accessible...

Best practices for online booking

As online booking becomes more widely adopted, many clinics are looking for ways to make the most of this digital solution. With numerous funding opportunities and provincial mandates on the horizon, there’s never been a better time to shift to digital booking. Tens...

Three ways to simplify new patient registration

Adding and rostering new patients into your EMR can be a time-consuming process. Here are some ways Ocean makes the new patient registration process easier and more efficient for your team.Sign and receive roster forms online With Ocean’s direct EMR integration and...

Using Ocean to support COVID-19 vaccination clinics

As the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out continues across Canada, many healthcare providers are navigating how this impacts their practices. Even if clinics aren’t directly involved with vaccine administration just yet, it’s worth considering what this may look like in...

How to collect consent from patients

Collecting and tracking consent from patients has always been an important – and often challenging – task for clinics. With clinics shifting to telemedicine and virtual care, it is important that patients understand – and agree to – these new models of care. This...

Ensuring patient privacy at your Ocean check-in kiosk

Q: How can we collect information from our patients using Ocean Check-In Kiosks in our waiting room without jeopardizing patient privacy? Check-in kiosks are often placed near the front desk to make them easy for patients to find and use, while also allowing staff to...


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