Set Up Appointment Types Available for Online Booking

The first step to configure online booking is to configure all appointment types for all providers who will be using online booking.

  1. Ensure you have met all of Ocean's online booking prerequisites.
  2. Login to the Ocean Portal. Navigate to the Admin Tab and select Online Booking from the left side bar.
  3. Next to the Appointment Types heading, click Configure.

Enable EMR Appointment Type Mapping/Disable EMR Appointment Type Mapping
Optional. EMR appointment type mapping is an optional feature that will allow for appointment type restrictions. This button will turn on EMR appointment type mapping. When this feature is on, you will see an added field called EMR Appointment Type. Read more about Appointment Type Mapping for online booking


Add Appointment Type
This button will add a new row to the appointments table.


Appointment Type Label
Refers to how the patient will see the appointment when booking online. We recommend giving each of your Appointment Type Labels a distinct name.
Appointment Duration
Refers to the length of the appointment that will be booked in your provider's schedule, in minutes.
Virtual Visit Appointment
Optional. This setting will remove the physical address of the clinic from the confirmation page and email and will include a note "Please do not go to the clinic for this appointment."
EMR Appointment Type
Optional. Select from a list of your EMR appointment types. If you've recently added a new appointment type in your EMR or if you notice a discrepancy in the EMR appointment types listed, try running a full schedule sync in Cloud Connect.
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