MD-Websites.com has compiled list of possible pages for your practice to make your web site decision process even easier. Careful strategic planning went into these pages to assure the best possible Internet experience for your patients. If your practice needs a page that is not covered in the following topics feel free to contact us and we will develop a page tailored to your specific needs.
Home Page – The Home Page is the centerpiece of your site and the first page accessed by visitors. The name and logo of the practice or organization will appear in the Home Page along with the address, telephone numbers and a brief practice description. Note — Important information regarding customer-supplied photography: Your web site will look most effective when it includes photography of your staff, facilities and equipment. In order for it to look its best we recommend that you use a professional photographer to take these pictures. MD-Websites.com uses high-resolution scanners when adapting photos for the web. Image services are available to correct photographs or remove unwanted items in a picture. If you intend to provide your own photography and do not currently have professional slides or transparencies, select an appropriate stock photo to use in the interim. We’ll be pleased to update your site when your photography is available.This page is included in all MD-Websites.com packages.
Hours & Schedules – The Hours & Schedules Page provides your patients and visitors with a list of:· Practice office hours & telephone numbers. On-call hours & locations. Off-hours contact information.
Location and Directions – Your MD-Websites.com Site provides an on-screen map to your facilities. The map in cludes an interactive link where visitors are able to increase or decrease the detail level and receive driving directions to your location. Maps and driving directions are printable. The Maps Page is a tremendous time-saver for both patients and staff. Your staff members can use it to advise patients of the office location over the phone or by fax.
Insurance - The Insurance Page provides visitors with information regarding their insurers and other subscription plans with whom you participate.The page can include graphical logos of the insurers (if available) and links to an insurer’s web site.
Policies – Explains the practice’s policies including billing and co-payment, insurance acceptance (Medicare & Medicaid), new-patient acceptance, cancellations, telephone calls, referral policies, credit cards, financing, etc.
Education – Patient quality of care and enhanced patient satisfaction are all improved with patient education. The goal of educating the patient is to improve patient health outcomes by speeding recovery, promoting healthy behavior, and involving the patient in their health care decisions. Patients today are often looking for health information from a variety of online sources. Some of these sources may provide them with incorrect information. Give patients the correct health information from your web site.
Procedures – Provides information on the medical procedures and treatments that your practice offers. Descriptions of each procedure with links to additional information sources are provided for visitors. Links to Before & After examples are also featured.
Practice Details – This page provides a detailed description of your practice or organization. Use this page to explain the organization’s history, its mission and an overview of services. List your specialties, procedures, treatments, surgery, techniques, facilities and equipment.
Physician Profile – Each physician in the practice is provided with their own Physician Profile Page which details the professional and personal biography of the practitioner. Professional credentials and licensing information. Hospital admitting privileges and on-call hours. Educational background, internship and residency training. Board certifications and professional memberships. Memberships and professional affiliations. Specialty experience and credentialing. Professional achievements, awards & discoveries. Any philosophies to which the physician subscribes. A biography of the practitioner including personal information if desired. · Personal information with a professional portrait and a photograph of the physician at work may be included. Note: photographs are generally recommended. Professional and personal biographical information may be provided on this page.
Staff Profiles – The Staff Profiles Page is used in either of two ways, or as a combination of both: Group Profile – Provides an overall description of the organization’s or a department’s personnel including a group photograph of staff members. Individual Staff Biographies – Depending upon the size of your organization, Individual Staff Biographies may be listed instead of a Group Profile. Combinations – A combination of the above. Example: An associate with paramedical training might have an Individual Staff Profile; departments and other associates might be included within a Group Profile.
FAQ’s Page (Frequently Asked Questions) – Use the FAQ’s Page to provide answers to the most common questions about your procedures and treatments. This is one of the most effective methods of presenting information and helps to reduce the anxieties that many patients experience when considering a new or unfamiliar procedure. It also reduces time spent by the staff answering questions on the phone.
Events - Use this page to provide a calendar of upcoming scheduled events that is of interest to your visitors and patients. Listed events can include items such as blood drives, clinical inoculations, community service meetings, awareness seminars, conferences, seasonal holiday events, etc.
Affiliations - The Affiliations Page lists and describes any healthcare systems, hospitals, clinical, and professional associations with which your organization is affiliated. MD-Websites.com will link the organizations listed on this page to their respective web sites.
Articles & Writings – Writings and published articles by individuals within your organization may be posted on this page. Photographs or illustrations within each article and the publication’s masthead will be accommodated if possible – just provide camera-ready art. Writings must be provided in a standard text format and submitted on disk or by e-mail. Additional charges apply for photo or illustration scans, an extensive number of submissions and articles which are not submitted in electronic form.
Before & After Examples / Case Studies - This page is used to provide examples of ‘Before & After’ results of medical treatments and procedures or detailed case studies of patients, treatments, pharmaceuticals, surgery, techniques, etc. Information on the Before & After / Case Studies Page can be linked to research centers, universities, support groups, pharmaceutical companies and other web sites enabling visitors to obtain additional information directly from this page. Additional charges may apply for photo or illustration scans, an extensive number of case studies and submissions which are not submitted in electronic form.
Resource Links - The Links Page provides a convenient list of web sites which are linked to your site. Some possible links include: Colleagues & Hospitals Page to provide links to your most immediate associates and organizations Referring Colleagues & Physicians Laboratories & Testing Centers Hospitals & Outpatient Services Research Organizations & Disease Centers Home Healthcare Providers Professional memberships & associations Pharmaceutical companies for specific drug information Medical journals & health-related articles Universities & medical colleges A maximum of 25 hyperlinks are available for each Links Page.
Newsletter - MD-Websites.com can keep your Site up-to-date by posting a newsletter you may be currently sending by mail to your patients. This helps build repetitive site traffic and enhances patient relationships by providing visitors with the latest developments in research, pharmaceuticals, and general healthcare information you have to offer.
Patient Forms – MD-Websites.com can make your practice run more efficiently by providing an array of medical forms for your patients. These practice time-saving forms can be filled out by the patient prior to his/her appointment. Patients can complete a medical questionnaire custom- made for your practice at their convenience allowing them more time to properly synthesize and obtain information. For more details on these forms please refer to our Medical Forms page on our web site.
Online Appointments - MD-Websites.com can increase patient-doctor communication by providing an appointment request page for your web site. Patients can easily fill out a request form and send it to your practice.
The staff can then review the request and confirm it when it is convenient for the staff. Our appointments page will streamline office procedures and reduce patient frustration waiting on the phone. Get more details on our Appointments Page.
Rx Renewal Request – Reduce timely phone tie-ups getting prescription refill requests. Patients can now request Rx refill request over secure internet communications. Patients can fill out an easy to complete request form and send it to your practice. Your staff then reviews the request and forwards the request electronically to their pharmacy. Find out how our Rx renewal form can reduce practice costs.
Contact Us – Visitors can request additional information about your practice by clicking on this link that automatically opens their e-mail program. Information is sent directly and securely to your e-mail account.