Effectiveness of mobile-phone short message service (SMS) reminders for ophthalmology outpatient appointments: Observational study

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Non-attendance for hospital outpatient appointments is a significant problem in many countries. It causes suboptimal use of clinical and administrative staff and financial losses, as well as longer waiting times. The use of Short Mes...

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Main Authors: Car Josip, Koshy Elizabeth, Majeed Azeem
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2008-05-01
Series:BMC Ophthalmology
Online Access:http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2415/8/9