CareCloud, ZocDoc Partner on Digital Patient Appointments
Under the partnership, ZocDoc will fully integrate into CareCloud’s platform through application programming interfaces (APIs).Cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR) and medical billing software and services provider CareCloud and ZocDoc, a service that helps patients receive faster access to care and optimizes doctors’ schedules, are partnering to help patients book appointments. ZocDoc houses a real-time database of available doctors’ appointments, and more than 4 million patients use ZocDoc each month to find a nearby, in-network doctor and instantly book appointments online. The free service for patients is live in more than 1,900 cities, covering 40 percent of the U.S. population. CareCloud’s platform, which offers user-friendly software solutions to increase the profitability and productivity of physician practices, powers more than 3,700 providers across 47 states, supporting more than 5.5 million unique patients. Under the partnership, ZocDoc will fully integrate into CareCloud’s platform through application programming interfaces (APIs). The integration is designed to address the trend in digital practice management and is a result of both companies’ cloud-based experience and aim to deliver functionality into the health-care marketplace with more user-friendliness.
In October, ZocDoc released the results of its first annual Digital Doctor Survey, exploring how physicians plan to engage with various technologies over the coming year, which found that the vast majority of physicians surveyed have implemented a practice management system in their office.