TuOtempo is a patient management application that helps health care providers work more efficiently when handling patient scheduling and information. The application gives doctor’s offices and other health care facilities a way to take appointments quickly using a simple form. The user selects the patient’s name and type of appointment, which automatically populates the expected duration of the visit. Medical professionals can also accept appointment confirmations and cancellations by SMS using TuOtempo. 16 messaging options allow offices to send frequently used messages to patients. The application comes with guaranteed synchronization with any electronic agenda software so users never have to enter data twice. Patients can quickly find services from a long list with an automatic suggestion feature built into TuOtempo.
TuOtempo was established in 2005 as a way to improve how doctors and patients communicate. The application is one of the few that gives doctors and patients many communication options, including SMS, voice message, fax and email. The application is also available in numerous languages. It was founded by private investors, many of which are still active business partners. So far the application has made a strong impression with many users, who appreciate the numerous features and communication options it includes.
The main difference most users will notice about TuOtempo is the many options it comes with. Users are not restricted to one or two communication methods. The application supports popular appointment setting methods, such as email and phone, as well as fax and SMS. Doctors are also given 16 common messages that can be automatically sent to patients to save time and ensure proper communication.
TuOtempo offers a clean, user friendly interface that is designed for the average person. The application doesn’t confuse the user with unnecessary visual elements. Instead the user is given straightforward forms that are easy to use so they can focus on patients rather than learning a new appointment setting system. Hints of color are used throughout however the application Favors a primarily white and blue color scheme, which works well for its intended user base.
A new user can try TuOtempo by clicking the orange and grey “Take a free trial” button along the lower, left side of the homepage. The form on the following page asks for a first and last name, email address, company or practice name, phone number and country. After submitting the form, the user is advised that a password will be emailed within 24 hours. This must be accessed before the user can log in to TuOtempo.
TuOtempo charges users by the number of staff members in the facility. A facility with one professional will pay €20. Three professionals costs €15 per professional or €45 per month. Five decreases the per professional rate to €12 with a monthly price of €60. Ten professionals cost €9 each or €90 per month while 20 professionals costs €7 each or €140 per month. Facilities with 50 or more professionals will pay €6 each while those with 100 pay €5 each.
TuOtempo is designed for health care providers in all fields. Users can create different appointment types so each new appointment is listed appropriately. The application is very user friendly and provides a wide range of language options as well as pre-made messages that can be sent to patients. Doctors can also provide better service by giving patients more ways to confirm and cancel appointments.