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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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2016) found the implementation of a centralized phone reminder system across all clinics of the South Central VA Network resulted in a slight but non-significant reduction in the number of patient no-shows (15.
Whatever the reasons, no-shows are an economic and medicolegal liability.
A recent study from Scotland suggests that, in general practice, a small fraction of patients account for a large proportion of no-shows.
Even though software to assist in the regulation of secondary healthcare consultations exists in this large city, it was not sufficient to reduce the percentage of no-shows for scheduled dental visits in the recent years.
One study showed that automated appointment reminders improved no-show rates by 26 percent--and in some extreme cases up to 70 percent.
He added that no-shows cause hardship to other patients who are forced to wait or push back appointments.
It is unclear how hotels will react to no-shows, and if they would be prepared to leave unclaimed rooms empty at a time when there could be considerable demand from other visitors that genuinely need a room.
But last Wednesday, presiding Lane County Circuit Judge Mary Ann Bearden found herself facing a shortage of jurors - the result of an unusually large number of no-shows by citizens called to jury duty - coupled with a heavy load of criminal trials.
Gulf Air acting head of corporate communications Adnan Malek said over-booking was routine for airlines across the world to take care of several no-shows by passengers on many occasions.
The system is now on general release after pilot schemes, where on average the volume of no-shows was reduced by 40%, the company said.
BERLIN Major no-shows, an embarrassingly inebriated presenter and a bombastic, rocking musical accompaniment by Finland's Leningrad Cowboys underscored why the European Film Awards will never be anything like the Oscars.
We have had a significant number of no-shows the past two quarters, and we need to eliminate no-shows.