Setting up your clinic to strive in a post-covid era
Dovetail is a truly mobile dental practice management software. Ergonomists have found that these qualities can spark huge productivity gains, reduce mistakes, and increase job satisfaction. This fully integrated mobile solution enables dental offices to become 100% paperless virtually overnight.
Every dental clinic has its own processes for new and returning patients. New clients need more information about their dental health, your clinical processes, bill payment, and other aspects of a dental visit. Returning patients already know your team, so there’s less need to go over such details again. However many practices use the same system…
HIPAA is one of the most widely known data security frameworks across industries. Formulated to enforce privacy, security, and accountability for healthcare information, HIPAA covers most organizations working with patient data. If you are a covered entity under the privacy rule, you are responsible for complying with HIPAA.
Have you thought about the risks that could threaten your dental practice faces on a daily basis? When asked about risks, many practice owners talk about competition, rising costs, lack of qualified employees etc. But a significant source of risk that quite a few dentists ignore is regulatory compliance.
Every practice – no matter its size – collects and uses data every day. There is data about patients, medical files, employees, finances, and even the practice itself. You have to collect and store this data somewhere. In addition, you
Chaotic schedule not new to dental practices. Missed appointments, visits taking longer than usual, and no free slots for new patients are common occurrences in a clinic. If this sounds like a typical week to you, your practice could benefit from a dental scheduling coordinator. Do You Need a Scheduling Coordinator?
Few people like going to the dentist and many fear the semi-annual visit. As a dentist, you even begin to expect it from patients. It’s practically part of our culture and the butt of jokes in movies or on television. But does it have to be this way? Why Do You Need to Overcome Patient Anxiety? Most people visit their dentist for a few hours every…
The dental care industry is in equilibrium. Like the rest of the healthcare system, there are income and racial disparities we need to overcome. Even in 2018, not everyone has equal access to quality oral care. In spite of changes and improvements to dentistry, the number of adults accessing dental care has remained steady.
In today’s connected world, dentists cannot afford to ignore modern marketing methods. Tried and tested strategies like advertising in the Yellow Pages no longer work well, if at all. Practices have to use a mix of social media marketing, print, online ads, and patient referrals to bring in new patients.