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CareCredit Smile Reminder

Dec. 14, 2010
CareCredit Edition of Smile Reminder enables practice teams to inform patients about their payment options.
COSTA MESA, California--CareCredit, a provider of patient payment options, and Smile Reminder, a leader in patient communication and interaction solutions for health-care providers, have created the CareCredit Edition of Smile Reminder.To read more about CareCredit, go to CareCredit.The edition helps practices that offer CareCredit enhance and streamline their patient communications.Smile Reminder, a pioneer in electronic messaging to patients, is a program that health-care providers can use to consistently and privately communicate with patients. It helps enhance patient retention and loyalty. The Smile Reminder program features a range of personalized, opt-in patient communications, including text and email appointment reminders, thank you notes, patient surveys, and newsletters. “Increasingly, health-care practices recognize the value of communicating with patients electronically, through e-mail or text," explained Mark Olson, vice president of business development, Smile Reminder. "For many patients this is the easiest way for them to receive information and to be able to respond."The CareCredit Edition of Smile Reminder enables practice teams to inform patients about their payment options. Plus, patients can apply for financing before their appointments, making it easier for them to accept recommended care. The CareCredit Edition of Smile Reminder also helps practices privately and securely communicate with patients who have incomplete treatment and who already have CareCredit as a financial resource about scheduling a return visit to complete the care they need. “Our goal is to help more patients get the treatment and procedures they need,” said Cindy Hearn, senior vice president of marketing, CareCredit. “The CareCredit Edition of Smile Reminder makes it easier and more convenient for patients to access care, providing text and e-mail communications that help reduce missed appointments, scheduling gaps and foster long-term patient loyalty and satisfaction.” To learn more about the new CareCredit Edition of Smile Reminder, go to more information on CareCredit, call (800) 300-3046 or visit comment on this product, go to