You can use the Waiting List to fill available calendar slots with patients who have been waiting for appointments.
The Waiting List Report
Waiting List Filters
Set the Filters:
Waiting List - select your individual Waiting List
Days Waiting - Select from 90+ days
Status - Overdue
Priority - Select High, Medium or Low.
Sorting - Appointment Target Desc - will give you the appointment target date earliest first. So you can see who has been on the waiting list the longest.
You can Export the data.
You can now book an appointment for the patients.
Book an Appointment from the Waiting List
To book an appointment from the Waiting List Report, click on the Open in new window icon to open the waiting list dialog box and book an appointment immediately. (This is the way we recommend you use the Waiting List.)
A new window scrolls across the screen
Scroll down to the Appointment Section.
Select Practitioner if required
Select Create Appointment
The Appointment is now copied to the clipboard
Return to the Calendar
There will be a new addition to the clipboard
Select the appointment from the clipboard and drop it into the gap on your calendar appointment book
The appointment will be booked, will show in the patient's appointment tab, and will show in the Waiting list that it has been booked.