What is search engine optimization (SEO)?

SEO basics 

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a major component and function of all websites. In brief: SEO is a process in which website structure and content is enhanced so that it will appear better in search engine (e.g. Google) results. 

Some basics of SEO include the text on the page, the additional media, links to and from the page, and other elements. More technical aspects include the site navigation, metadata (content viewable only by machines), and even the web address itself. 

This last item is a major upgrade we’re improving very soon. The new web address - or URL - will include the provider name and additional information about the practice. This seemingly small change will help search engines identify the page’s content, which will help improve the search results rank of your page. To translate: better search results rank means more visibility on the web and more people finding your page. 

What this means for you and your practice? 

You should add content and keep your profile updated. This includes adding a photo and Biography and keeping your schedule up-to-date. The more current information you have,  the higher you will rank in search results. This is true both for search engines as well as within patientfusion.com search results.

Patient Fusion

  1. Using Patient Fusion to connect with and engage your patients
  2. How do I get a Patient Fusion Online Scheduling Profile?
  3. Online Appointment Booking Page FAQ
  4. Why don't I see my name in search results for Patient Fusion's Online Booking Page?
  5. What is Patient Fusion (patient portal)?
  6. How do I enable a patient in Patient Fusion (patient portal)?
  7. What information is shared in the patient portal (PHR)?
  8. How do I troubleshoot Patient Fusion login issues?
  9. How does patient portal auto-invite work?
  10. What is Patient Intake (Online Check-In)?
  11. Which users can invite patients to access the patient portal?
  12. How do I turn off my Online Profile or Online Appointment Booking?
  13. What screenings, interventions or assessments are shared with the patient?
  14. Where can I get the Online Patient Fusion Profile URL?
  15. How do I embed appointment booking on my website?
  16. How does a patient register for their Patient Fusion portal (PHR)?
  17. How can I help a patient troubleshoot patient portal login issues?
  18. I need help with the Patient Fusion portal
  19. How do I give a patient or their family/caregivers access to the patient portal?
  20. How do I revoke a patient's access to the Patient Portal?
  21. How can patients send a message to their provider?
  22. How soon will available appointments update on my Online Profile?
  23. How do I process patient appointment requests?
  24. What information can I share with patients from an encounter?
  25. What is search engine optimization (SEO)?
  26. How does my patient link their Patient Fusion account to an existing account?
  27. How do I disable auto-invite?
  28. What if a patient receives an access error when viewing their patient portal?
  29. What can I do if some patients are not receiving PHR enrollment emails?
  30. How do I create Patient Intake (Online Check-In) Templates?
  31. How do I process Patient Intake (Online Check-In) Forms?
  32. How do I set up a cancellation policy for my Online Booking Page?
  33. How can a patient book an appointment online?
  34. How does a patient fill out the Patient Intake (Online Check-In) Form?
  35. How do I process Online Appointment Booking reschedule and cancellation requests?
  36. What are the System Requirements for Patient Fusion?

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