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Penn Medicine Doctor: ‘Self-Scheduling Helps Make the Path to Mammogram Completion a Little Smoother’

Patient Daily

From Patient Daily:

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine have observed a significant rise in mammogram screening when patients were given the opportunity to schedule their own appointments. This finding has sparked discussions among Penn Medicine doctors regarding its implications.

Kimberly Waddell, Ph.D. at Penn Medicine, states that “Self-scheduling helps make the path to mammogram completion a little smoother, where you don’t have to find the time to call a scheduling line, wait on hold, or go back and forth trying to find an appointment that works for your schedule.” She further adds that “Simple changes like these can have an outsized impact on preventive health screenings.”

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