From the category archives:

Management

Climb for a Cause© September 15-17, 2017

July 14, 2017

Climb for a Cause© is a mountain trekking retreat with the purpose of raising awareness and generating needed resources to support oral health education and treatment projects domestically and abroad. Join a remarkable group of dentists, dental team members, industry experts, and speakers for a transformational experience at one of the most beautiful destinations in the […]

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Top 10 KPIs to Predictively Grow Your Private Dental Practice

July 13, 2017

From Kirk Behrendt via BlueIQ : The Top 10 Dental KPIsFirst of all, data is the key to running a successful business and predictively growing it. Because data tells us how to make good business decisions. So, if you want to improve any aspect of your practice, it starts with gathering the right data. Without further ado, […]

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July 11, 2017

“Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance you must keep moving” ~Albert Einstein~ HT Dan Edwards

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HIMSS – Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

July 7, 2017

Interesting Resource HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). Source: HIMSS – Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society | HIMSS

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Staring at the numbers

July 3, 2017

More wisdom from Seth Godin: Too often, we train people in the motions without giving them understanding. Then, when the world changes, we’re stuck staring at the numbers going by, unable to find the insight to push a new kind of button. Source: Seth’s Blog: Staring at the numbers Of course you should read the […]

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 Don’t get caught with outdated treatment plan fees

June 27, 2017

More great advice from Dayna Johnson: We all know that patients sometimes drag their feet about accepting treatment and go out and purchase that Coach handbag instead . . . because they had to have it! So when you are following up on the unscheduled treatment or the patient is coming in again for his […]

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Your office is becoming obsolete ?

June 27, 2017

A linkedIn resource all about telecommuting. #WorkFromHome Source: (8) Your office is becoming obsolete | Search | LinkedIn There is nothing dental here. However it is a great look at what is happening in business and the trend to less office time and more virtual time. Many of the tasks that have traditionally been done in […]

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Register For the Business of Dentistry Conference 2017

June 26, 2017

One of the biggest mistakes dentists make with technology is not getting enough training. Here are 5 fantastic reasons you should be attending Business of Dentistry this year: #1 Professional Development Learn from more than 40 dental industry consultants, trainers, executives and influencers. Earn CE credits while discovering actionable insights to take home and put […]

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Simplifeye

June 26, 2017
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Five Features of Charting Software

June 22, 2017

Good charting software has many features here are five of the most important. Good charting software eliminates all paper. That means the software must accommodate all the bits of paper data we have stuffed in our patient folders and it must have a method of importing virtually anything either with a scanner or file import function. […]

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Best and Worst Companies for Customer Service…Where is Dentistry? UPDATE

June 13, 2017

UPDATE: I received an very interesting email from Per Ahlberg a dentist in Sweden regarding the article below. It seems they do conduct these types of satisfaction surveys in Sweden and dentistry has come out at the top of the list six years in a row. Here is a link to a translated article.   Very interesting. […]

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Resource helps dentists manage the regulatory environment

June 8, 2017

From the ADA: This new online resource, Managing the Regulatory Environment, includes overviews of six federal agencies — the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services; Drug Enforcement Agency; Environmental Protection Agency; and Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights — […]

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June 5, 2017
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Eliminate the color coded post it notes, Add 5 % to your net income

June 5, 2017

From Digital Dentrix Diva Dayna: When I see post it notes all over the office I know the team does not have a good way of communicating between each other or making effective notes inside of the practice management software.  In today’s article I want to tackle the intra-office communications, here you go . Source: […]

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Transform Your Practice with Gamification!

May 26, 2017

From BlueIQ: Gamification is a proactive management system that provides immediate performance feedback and real-time progress. It’s focused on motivating your team to complete and achieve the defined tasks and goals (contributing upstream metrics) that feed your KPIs.By definition, gamification is the process of taking something that already exists (like your business processes) and integrating elements […]

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Three ways to add value

May 25, 2017

More wisdom from Seth Godin: Three ways to add value Tasks, decisions, and initiation… Doing, choosing, and starting… Each of the three adds value, but ….When we think about humans who have made change happen, institutions who have made a difference, cultural shifts that have mattered, we must begin with initiation. Source: Seth’s Blog: Three […]

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Dues Ex Machina

May 23, 2017

From Inscriptions—May 2017: A fascinating article on automation and the future of dentistry by AzDA President Rob Roda, DDS. Check out the previous article regarding 3D printed organs for a glimpse at the kind of future tech Dr. Roda is referring to…amazing! Source: Inscriptions—May 2017

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 Dentrix Tips

May 22, 2017

More great advice from Dayna Johnson the The Dentrix Office Manager:  More Information Button – This feature is located on all Dentrix toolbars and you can also find it in the lower left corner of the schedule appointment window. Have you ever been on the phone with a mom and she wants to know when her […]

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From our “Friends” at Yelp

May 16, 2017

6 Online reviews matter.

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Registration is Now Open for Carestream Dental’s 2017 Global Oral Health Summit

May 9, 2017

Oral health professionals of all specialties are invited to take their practice to the next level at the 2017 Global Oral Health Summit. This is a two-day immersive learning experience designed for professionals looking to enhance their workflow by either learning more about the software and equipment they already have or by introducing new technology […]

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