b'APPOINTMENTS AND NO-SHOWSCare Resource encourages every patient to schedule anappointment. Appointments can be made in person during an office visit, through the patient portal or by calling 305-576-1234 (English #470, Spanish #471, Creole #124).No-Shows and Missed AppointmentsQuality care for our patients is our priority. Care Resourcedefines a no-show appointment as any scheduledappointment in which the patient:Does not arrive at the appointment Cancels with less than 24 hours notice Arrives more than 15 minutes late and is consequently unable to be seen.No-show and missed appointments have a significant negative impact on the health center and the healthcare we provideto our patients. When a patient no-shows a scheduledappointment it: Potentially jeopardizes the health of the no-showing patientIs unfair (and frustrating) to other patients that would havetaken the appointment slotDisrespects not only the providers time, but also the time ofthe entire clinic staff-36-'