no-show

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no-show

noun A person who does not attend a meeting or appointment.

no-show

A Pt who does not present for an appointment
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Sarah said: "We haven't had any no-shows for ages so last night was a bit frustrating.
The Saturday no-shows were almost as bad as the 12 no-shows the pub experienced in April 2018.
Customer no-shows were also warned that they may soon face penalties including possible suspension of their account.
The limited-booking feature bans users after three no-shows, educating end-users and helping hospitals further reduce no-shows.
The independent restaurant Maray, which has locations on Bold Street and in Allerton, articulated it well when it suggested that you should pay for a no-show. This came after Valentine's Day, when it said it had 59 people not turn up for bookings and a staggering 143 covers cancel across both sites.
That means no-shows in Birmingham and Solihull cost PS2.6 million over the five-month period.
Richard Bradford, owner at Porters Restaurant and Bar in Berkhamsted, was among those who backed her stance, saying: "Everyone has a huge problem with no-shows wherever your restaurant is situated.
Fifteen years ago, my billing company ran some numbers and found that patients on one specific insurance plan had two to three times the rate of no-shows of any of my other contracts.
Choi added he once calculated how much he potentially loses from no-shows. Assuming six people reserving two to three tables per day do not show up and it costs 100,000 won per person _ restaurant owners suffer around an 800,000 won loss per day.
The former Trump campaign manager-turned-high-paid lobbyist and his lawyer are no-shows at a hearing in a lawsuit brought by his Windham neighbors who charge him with abusing a limited easement in building what sounds like the Taj Mahal of garages.
Medical practices employ a variety of strategies to reduce the number and burden of patient no-shows, including reminder letter or centralized phone systems (Kheirkhah et al., 2016), mobile phone messaging reminders (Gurol-Urganci, de Jongh, Vodopivec-Jamsek, Atun, & Car, 2013), penalization (Bech, 2005), telephone reminders (Roberts, Meade, & Partridge, 2007; Shah et al., 2016), automated patient reminder phone systems (Satiani, Miller, & Patel, 2009), and overbooking (Reid et al., 2015).
No-shows are a problem for all physicians but especially for dermatologists.