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Paperless dental records

Star of the North

April 22, 2015

I will presenting an all day program tomorrow April 23 in St. Paul at the Star of the North. Google Juice in the morning and Paperless Records in the afternoon.      

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Advantages of “Going Paperless”

April 14, 2015

From XLDent: By eliminating paper records, you reduce the chance of losing a note or misplacing a file. Progress notes will automatically queue when charting common procedures, saving time and offering you the ability to record more detail than a hand written note. Clinical notes can be sorted by tooth number, making it faster for […]

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Please Choose One – EHR

April 8, 2015

Why physicians are rebelling against Electronic Health Records (EHR) Please choose one: The three words blink in front of me on the computer screen. via Please Choose One | The Health Care Blog.

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REDS April 17

April 6, 2015

I will be presenting an all day program April 17 in Ukiah, CA for the Redwood Empire Dental Society   Topics will include paperless records and using the Internet.

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Going Paperless in a Thriving Practice

April 3, 2015

In case you missed it: Here is a link to the podcast I did recently with Gary Takacs. In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Dr. Larry Emmott on going paperless in the dental office. In this interview, Gary and Larry discuss whether it is possible to go paperless in the dental office and the […]

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Paperless…Chartless? What’s the Difference?

April 2, 2015

More good advice from Dayna the Dentrix Diva. If your office sends the patient paper forms to fill out before their appointment, sends the patient a PDF attachment of your new patient forms, or if you send your patients to your website where they have to download a PDF form, your office is ”chartless” not […]

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The Digital Nervous System

January 16, 2015

“Business will change more in the next ten years than it has in the last fifty.” That is what Bill Gates says in his bestselling book from 2000 “Business @ the Speed of Thought”. Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy Fifteen years later it is safe to say the prediction […]

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Poll: Most Americans Would Share Health Data For Research

January 12, 2015

From NPR, Interesting: A NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll found that data privacy didn’t appear to bother most respondents. Privacy worries ran highest for information held by health insurers, but even then only 16 percent of people expressed concern. via Poll: Most Americans Would Share Health Data For Research : Shots – Health News : […]

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Paperless Dentistry

January 7, 2015

From DE: Computers have been a boon to dentistry, but using them optimally requires us to rethink some of our pen-and-paper habits. My great-grandfather learned to drive an automobile when he was 50. When things got tense during some of his early driving experiences, he tended to revert to his old horse-and-buggy techniques. His shouting, “Whoa […]

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MedicTalk DentForms Paperless Dental Software

January 7, 2015

With DentForms, patients’ can electronically complete their forms either online or on a computer in your office. All of these forms can then be electronically signed with a digital signature pad or touch screen monitor in your office. via MedicTalk DentForms Paperless Dental Software | The Dental Record. I have tried several electronic forms systems. […]

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Setting up an e-pad in Dentrix

January 6, 2015

Forms and signatures is an area that keep dental offices from going paperless. However it is easy and cost effective to use e-forms and e-signatures.

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The Digital Divide

January 6, 2015

Technology haves and have nots, some thoughts from Jack Abrams: Technology has created a divide among the committed and uncommitted (the progressive and unprogressive) dental professional. Offices that lack technology and haven’t invested, may find themselves at the point of no return. The cost of catching up may be too great and may never be […]

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The Number 1 Dentrix tip of the Year

December 30, 2014

And finally, the #1 most read Tip Tuesday post of 2014: Charting Conditions using ADA Condition Codes via (6) Dentrix.

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Fast Notes App

December 23, 2014

Interesting New App Fast Notes App. I have long been a fan of the Dentrix auto notes feature. However many dentists seem to have a hard time using it. This new app looks like an interesting approach.

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Thriving Dentist Podcast Show

December 3, 2014

One of the best resources in dentistry is “The Thriving Dentist” with Gary Takacs Thriving Dentist Podcast Show | Takacs Learning Center. I will be on this week talking with Gary about Paperless Records. My show is scheduled for broadcast today December 3. If you have never heard Gary or listened to one of his […]

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Dentrix Mastery Tracks

November 20, 2014

Having great technology won’t help your office unless you know how to use it. For many years I have been urging dentists to get more training on how to use their software. Dentrix offers a number of training options. Their newest option (introduced at the ADA in October) is Mastery Tracks. I like it for […]

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Maintaining a Legally Sound Health Record: Paper and Electronic

October 12, 2014

Some guidelines worth looking at from AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) The health record is the legal business record for a healthcare organization. As such, it must be maintained in a manner that follows applicable regulations, accreditation standards, professional practice standards, and legal standards. The standards may vary based on practice setting, state statutes, […]

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Expert Business Strategies

September 18, 2014

From the ADA “Expert Business Strategies” I contributed a chapter on Paperless Records. I am honored to be included along with Sally McKenzie, Cathy Jameson, Rita Zamora, Roger Levin and others.  

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Dentrix Tips and Tricks

March 28, 2014

From Dentrix Magazine: Patient/Family Alerts Did you know that when you create patient alerts you can assign them to individual patients, selected family members, or all family members? This can save you from having to re-enter alert information, especially if the alert applies to more than one family member. To create patient/family alerts: Dentrix Magazine […]

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YAPI Update

February 7, 2014

I ran into my friends from YAPI at the AADGP meeting in Vegas. I had not kept up with their new developments, but should have.  I was very impressed with the new tablet interface. The whole system is designed to facilitate a paperless office and ease patient flow and communication throughout the office. One of […]

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