Has this ever happened to you? 

You show up for an appointment, and the provider gives you a paper clinical screening form to fill out before you can meet with them. 

You’re eager to get in to see the doctor, but you know you need to fill out this screener the best you can. But the questions are not easy, and time continues to pass as the doctor waits, and the number of people waiting in the waiting room continues to grow. 

Finally, you finish the questionnaire, hoping that you didn’t accidentally miss a question or answer incorrectly in a way that will negatively impact your health. It was stressful and time-consuming, but at least you completed it accurately.

concentrated woman filling out a report on clipboard in a clinic

The next time you go back to the doctor, they want you to fill out another clinical screener, and this process gets repeated visit after visit.

Yes, filling out clinical screeners can be time consuming. But as cumbersome as this process can be for patients, it is equally challenging for healthcare providers. 

Full waiting rooms, having someone manually enter the information from the screener into the EMR, and patients whose stress and discomfort about visiting the doctor may have caused them to inaccurately answer. That’s a lot of variables to juggle on top of all the other complexities surrounding a typical patient visit.

But what if it were easier? 

What if patients could fill out clinical screeners right on their own phones, and safely and securely send them back to you digitally?

As many people already know, the technology surrounding and supporting healthcare can seem trapped in the past. For example, when was the last time you sent a fax? If you work with patient records, it was likely a few days ago. 

Gratefully, the future is here, and the days of sending faxes and manually entering information into EMRs is ending. 

For clinical screeners, healthcare providers can now send their patients a text with an encrypted, personalized link that allows the patients to fill out and return their screener to their provider using only their phone. There’s no app for the patients or providers to download, and no easily-forgettable username/password setup required. 

man in white crew neck t shirt holding black smartphone

Here’s a list of the clinical screeners that can be sent currently:

  • M-CHAT-R Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised
  • M-CHAT-R/F Follow-up form for M-CHAT-R
  • PHQ2 Screen for depression in a “first-step” approach
  • PHQ9 Diagnostic tool for mental health disorders related to mood
  • GAD7 Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • PSC Pediatric Symptom Checklist
  • Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)
  • SWYC Survey of Well-being of Young Children (SWYC)™
  • PHQ9 Diagnostic tool for mental health disorders related to mood
  • SCARED Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders

And if you notice your favorites aren’t on that list, let us know and we can add get them added!

Say goodbye to endlessly waiting for patients to complete clinical screeners in the waiting room, and manually updating patient charts with their clinical screener results.

And say hello to the future you and your patients deserve!

Does this sound too good to be true? If you’d like to try it for yourself, you can contact information@wixcorp.com, or click this link below to schedule a demo, and we’ll walk you through how it all works.

Here’s to your success!

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