Second, it needed to be able to handle high volume – a given, since CIC is dealing with crowds that can literally fill a football stadium.
Third, it needed to be rolled out quickly. In the midst of a pandemic, delays really can mean the difference between life and death. And CIC didn’t have months or even weeks to spare if they could help it.
CIC Health initially weighed whether to use a survey tool or to build their own solution. And then they found Zingtree – which would let them create a choose-your-own-adventure-type experience for their patients. It also happens to be HIPPA-compliant.
Graziano dove into a free trial and began seeing what the tool could do. “I signed up and started building our tree and said, ‘Okay, this works,’” he says. It looked clearly better than the alternatives. CIC doubted whether a survey tool would be scalable enough, and developing their own tool would cost not only money, but a more precious resource: time. Graziano decided to use Zingtree, and got it up and running quickly. “It took just 20 minutes to build our tree,” he says.
Within days, CIC Health had rolled out the health risk assessment tree to their vaccination sites and had it in the hands of thousands of patients. It’s been incorporated into their walkthrough process, and patients can take their health risk assessment while standing in line. They simply show the final screen – which changes based on how they answered – to the operations staff, who directs each person accordingly.
“I’ve heard good feedback from people on the ground,” Graziano reports. “We transitioned easily – not even a blip in the process.”
Beyond speed, Zingtree is also providing scale. By summer, an estimated 3 million people will have gone through CIC’s triage tree as part of the vaccination process.
“Zingtree is definitely effective,” says Graziano. “If you want an automated tool and don’t want to hire developers to build it, get Zingtree instead.”
About CIC Health:
CIC Health offers comprehensive COVID-19 testing and vaccination services that are accessible, fast, and easy. CIC Health is a Tech Top 50 Company in Massachusetts.
Zingtree is a no-code, interactive decision tree tool that helps your employees and customers navigate complex, consequential, and changing processes so they can take the next right action.