On the ASAP List Setup window, you can customize the text and email messages sent to patients about available openings.
In the Main Menu, click Setup, Appointments, ASAP List.
Alternatively, in the ASAP List, at the upper left, click Settings.
Clinics: Select the Clinics the message is for. You can customize messages for each clinic, or use the same message for all or some clinics.
- Default messages: Select Default as the clinic, then customize the messages. To use the default rule for a clinic, select the clinic, then check Use Defaults.
- Clinic-specific message: Select the clinic, uncheck Use Defaults, then customize the messages.
Double-click a message to edit it.
Note: Message types that support HTML formatting will open the HTML Email
editor. Raw HTML is not supported for Recall messages.
- Text Manual: The default text message when you click Text from the ASAP List.
- Web Sched Text: The default message when sending a Web Sched ASAP text message.
- Web Sched Email Body: The default body text when sending a Web Sched ASAP email.
To insert data from the database into the message text, use Template Replacement Tags.
- [NameF]: Patient's first name.
- [Date]: The date of the available appointment.
- [Time]: The start time of the available appointment.
- [OfficeName]: The name of the practice or clinic.
- [OfficePhone]: The phone number of the practice or clinic.
- [ASAPURL]: Add a URL link the patient can click to schedule the appointment (Web Sched ASAP messages only).
- Web Sched Email Subject: The default subject when sending a Web Sched ASAP email.
Maximum number of texts to send to a patient in a day via Web Sched: Limit the total number of Web Sched text messages that can be sent to a patient per day. Defaults to 2.
Prompt user to send Web Sched message to patients on ASAP list when an appointment is broken: Determines whether user is prompted to message patients on the ASAP list about the opening. Regardless of the setting selected, the prompt will not appear if the appointment time starts within the next 20 minutes.
- Checked: Prompt the user to send a text when Web Sched ASAP is enabled and a patient is on the ASAP list. Displays patients whose appointment will fit within the available timeslot.
- Unchecked: Do not prompt the user.
Click Close to save settings.
Note: Once a patient successfully books an online Web Sched ASAP appointment, you can optionally send them an automated notification of appointment details. See Web Sched Notify Setup