answering service


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answering service

n.
A business service that answers its clients' telephone calls and conveys messages to the clients.

an′swering serv`ice


n.
a service that provides operators who take telephone messages for subscribers.
[1960–65]
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President Rob Ward, CEO Bob Ward, and Director of Business Development Peter Toriello attended the event to talk to healthcare professionals about the positive impact a professional and reliable answering service can have on patients' experiences with any type of healthcare organization.
Phone answering service solutions provider A Courteous Communications is seeking to team up with non-profit and charity organizations nationwide, the company said.
Calls may be forwarded to the answering service during the workday, on an as-needed basis.
Among those he recommended as potentially cost effective and worth considering are a website with a symptom checker, and a digital answering service.
A LEADING telephone answering service launched a 24-hour operation which aims to revolutionise the provision of out-of-hours call handling for businesses.
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Q Our lab personnel have concerns about the practice of leaving laboratory results--especially critical ones--with an answering service if the physician cannot be reached.
Out Youth's answering service, (512) 419-]233, and the group's Web site, OutYouth.
Later, she made the heroine of Bells Are Ringing an entrepreneur who runs an answering service from her New York apartment.
An answering service that serves medical school physicians was also brought onboard to the hospital, and the school itself established a daytime contact center.