How Virtual Assistants are Changing the Market for Wellness & Care Practitioners

Daniel Ramsey
5 min readOct 12, 2020


Virtual assistants are an emerging type of personnel used in businesses in wellness & care, such as chiropractic offices, home care, and coaches for health, fitness & diet … plus many more.

Original Story: Virtual Assistants Changing How Health & Wellness Works

Virtual Assistants for Wellness & Care

Outsourcing in medical offices & wellness practices can be a great idea if it allows business owners to focus on what they do best and get someone else to handle the less savory parts.

Many medical offices & wellness practices have found this to be an absolutely perfect solution for them. However, many businesses don’t do their research and end up making a poor choice when outsourcing. This is why it’s important to know what kind of business you’re in before you outsource.

For example, if you’re a medical or wellness practice that’s just starting out and is still trying to find its niche in the local market, it can be incredibly helpful to hire a virtual assistant when you need additional hands. This can help get your company moving in the right direction very quickly and at very little cost.

Regardless of when you outsource, it’s important to be very clear with your virtual assistant provider about what they are responsible for and what the standards should be as far as quality goes. This clarity is something that many businesses overlook, but it can make all the difference in whether or not outsourcing works.

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Why virtual assistants are the right fit for health & wellness businesses

For many years, people have been well-organized in the medical field. There are hospitals that have many different partner vendors to tackle symptoms and diseases together, plus even more servicers for managing payroll & insurance.

There is a strong argument for why outsourcing is even necessary. It’s well known that there is a shortage in the medical field, and it is also well known of the challenges that wellness practitioners face as a small business.

There aren’t enough doctors or nurses to go around, and many people have had to wait long hours for treatment. What if we could use this outsourcing as an opportunity?

When certain functions from the health & wellness field can be done from home, this can cut down on costs and provide more efficient service or treatment for patients & clients.

In conclusion, with an effective ‘hybridized’ remote & physical workplace system in place there will be great capacity for health & wellness providers to go around and increase the amount of care & business they provide.

Health and Wellness Virtual Assistants

Whether you are a Health & Wellness Coach, Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, Fitness Coach, Naturopath, sporting organization, run a Health and Wellness Spa, or run a gym, yoga or pilates studio, Doctor’s or Dentist’s office, MyOutDesk can help you grow your business by working with you and handling all of your administrative and/or marketing tasks and even your calls.

A MyOutDesk Administrative Virtual Assistant empowers you to work on your business rather than in it. We help you to focus on the activities that only you can handle by giving you a means to delegate all the other important yet time consuming daily functions of your business. Schedule your ‘Grow Virtual’ Business Strategy Session today and find our how a MyOutDesk Virtual Assistant can support your health and wellness business!

Here’s how virtual assistants are helping health & wellness practitioners:

  1. Appointment Setting & Documentation: Scheduling appointments, updating calendar, updating patient documentation & records, Medical faxes, insurance claims etc.
  2. CRM Management: Updating patient records, insurance verification, claim submissions, billing and much more. Patient data updating, billing updates & insurance claims, setting reminders for appointments, new patient scheduling, reference reports & more.
  3. Email & Phone Answering: Answering patient & administrative phone calls, helping patients with generic information on services & appointments, answering emails, managing your calendar.
  4. Research & Administrative Support: Any type of research on the web, answer company sponsored benefit plans details, maintain spreadsheets & any other information or secretarial tasks, co — ordinating with other staff or getting any other work done or organized at your office facility.
  5. Social Media Management: Updating your social media pages with updates, news or article sharing, sharing interesting facts & any recent medical, dental or health related posts or publications, coupons or offers, managing your business social media pages & profiles.
  6. Marketing Support: Setting-up email campaigns, creating marketing materials (flyers, brochures etc).

MyOutDesk has been in the industry for over a decade, helping all types of businesses grow. We have providing healthcare virtual assistant services for years, becoming one of the top virtual assistant providers available. After serving more than 5000 clients and employing over 4000 professionals, we have seen firsthand how this investment supports business growth. Because of this experience, MyOutDesk, currently caters to other industries as well such as professional services, mortgage and insurance to name a few.


Simply put, MyOutDesk equips entrepreneurs & business owners with tools, strategies, and virtual employees — and when combined, businesses have a competitive edge and find growth while efficient systems and processes are put in place.

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Did You Know? MyOutDesk’s origin story is set during the last global financial crisis of 2008. Yes, that’s right — our business started by scaling businesses with virtual assistants during a recession! Pioneers of virtual assistant services, our first client in 2008 went from five to seventeen VAs with a completely revamped organizational model in short order, and he told MyOutDesk, “Our virtual professionals have shaved $250,000 off our monthly overhead.”



Daniel Ramsey

CEO/Co-Founder of MyOutDesk. In 15 years+, we have served over 7,500 clients with the highest-quality, top-rated virtual assistants.