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Posted 12/1/2016 by Mark D in Dental Marketing Mastery with Howie and Mark   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 28
#29: NPI Crusader: Online Review and Reputation Management
Listen Online reviews — how do you manage the flow of the good, and address the bad? How can you prevent the bad from even going out in the first place? In this episode of Dental Marketing Mastery, we introduce NPI Crusader. NPI Crusader is review management software that can fully...Read More
Posted 9/13/2016 by AxexGabe in Rebel Dentist Podcast   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 54
Dirty Data Transfers
About the most complicated thing, you can do in your dental practice is transitioning from one dental software to another. This experience can be so traumatic to some, that quite often clinicians find themselves keeping a software that is problematic and/or expensive for fear of transitioning....Read More
Posted 5/24/2016 by Tom Cockerell Jr DDS in Tom Cockerell Jr, DDS   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 76
Complex Medical History=Time & Stress?
My new patient has arrived and presents her medical history. Let’s see….there are checks by these history questions: diabetes, heart disease, heart surgery, angina, bleeding disorder, neurological problems, lung disease and prosthetic joint replacement. She takes nine medications and...Read More
Posted 3/9/2016 by Tom Cockerell Jr DDS in Tom Cockerell Jr, DDS   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 144
Why we need modern dental software and interoperability
Why we need modern dental software and interoperability It has always been troubling to me that patients spend years under the care of a dentist and then when moving to another practice there is loss of continuity. The patient’s record does not follow the patient.This was not as big of a...Read More
Posted 1/27/2016 by Bill Rossi in Bill Rossi: Advanced Practice Management   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 67
HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR 2015 ECONOMY, TECHNOLOGY & INSURANCE SURVEY
Metro Area: More Metro practices said Production was up this year (56% vs. 40% last year). Collections were up at 53% of the practices (vs. 48%). However, only 28% of practices saw New Patients increase vs. 34% last year. 43% of Metro Area practices have or are planning to give raises to their team...Read More
Posted 11/3/2015 by Josh Shipman in A/R Enhancement Solutions   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 92
Fourth Quarter Practice Review: Why it is Important
Fall is a great time for medical and dental groups to review their cash-flow and revenue cycle process. It is a crucial time before the holiday season when you are short-staffed and patients begin prioritizing discretionary spending. Recently, an administrator contacted me concerning her...Read More
Posted 10/12/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 168
HIPAA SECURITY CHECKLIST
Anti-Virus Checklist Policies should be in place requiring use of anti-virus software. All staff should understand and agree that they should not hinder the operation of anti-virus software All staff should know how to recognize possible symptoms of viruses or malware on...Read More
Posted 8/5/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 252
At Umbie, we are going to start a blog series showcasing our wonderful employees. We're featuring interviews each month, structured as a light Q&A. This month we're introducing you to Doug MacNeil, our Conversion Team Manager. What is your role with Umbie DentalCare? Conversion Team...Read More
Posted 7/24/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 204
We have experience a lot of growth this year and have onboard a lot of office onto Umbie. Switching practice management software can be a scary undertaking, but implementation can be very smooth if you just follow these 3 simple steps. Step #1: Measure Twice, Cut Once “Before anything...Read More
Posted 7/21/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 191
Administrative tasks take up a large sum of your day. These are duties are responsibility that all practices must deal with. Not only do tasks like billing, documentation, and patient management take valuable time, they can also cause loss of revenue if not handled with proper care. Here are...Read More
Posted 7/15/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 134
Our last blog we discussed the startling fact that over 60% of dentists are victims of in-office embezzlement at some point in their career, and on average, will suffer a loss of over $100,000. Even more disturbing than the probability of being stolen from, is that the thief is usually a longtime,...Read More
Posted 7/13/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 110
Dentists are plagued with the potential of being victimized by embezzlement. Experts estimate that over 60% of dental practices will suffer from embezzlement with loses that average over $100,000. What are even more disturbing are who embezzles and why they steal, how they steal, and the...Read More
Posted 7/6/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 183
There are a lot misconceptions floating around about cloud computing. If you’re considering moving to an application that runs in the cloud, here’s some clarity on the top myths surrounding the cloud and the truths behind them. Myth #1: I don’t know anyone who uses cloud...Read More
Posted 7/3/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 199
Since starting Umbie in 2011 the one question we receive most often is: What makes Umbie different? Here’s a quick look at what makes Umbie DentalCare unique: Umbie is a true cloud-based software.Others claim to be but are not.Umbie is not only hosted on a cloud environment but...Read More
Posted 6/30/2015 by jeremy1217 in Dental Practice Advanced Technology   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 105
There are many advantages to having your patients more engaged with your practice. Patient engagement can decrease no shows, increase patient appointments, and help bring in new patients. Here are three ways to drive patient engagement using: Let your patients know they have a patient...Read More
Posted 5/4/2015 by TysonDowns in The Only Online Marketing Blog for Dentists You'll Need   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 442
Are you using the right practice management software? We review 10 of them....
Your practice management software is the 'brain' of your business. Are you using the right one? We review 10 dental practice management software programs in a review on our . What do you think? Are you using the right practice management software for your business? Read more ---->...Read More
How to book appointments in your sleep!
When was the last time you made a reservation for dinner or a hotel? Did you call the establishment directly? Did you use an online service like? People are increasingly looking to get 24 hour access to your schedule and want to book their appointment when they want it. Chances are they’ll...Read More
What does your online reputation say about you (and what can you do about it)?
Many businesses don’t regularly follow their online reputation. Even fewer do anything to proactively actively manage it. Most new patients hear about you from a personal recommendation or via a web search. Having a bad online reputation is like having a billboard right outside your office...Read More
The promise of the paperless dental office
When you hear the term 'paperless dental office' you may literally imagine an office void of paper charts. But the beauty of the paperless office is obviously more than just the absence of clutter. A true paperless system changes the actual workflow of your office. Imagine a world where data is...Read More
Is Free Cloud Dental Software Really Worth the Cost?
Interested in but not sure just yet. Is the software really free? Can I trust the cloud? Is this right for me? All your questions and more are answered here in our latest video.Read More
Posted 2/11/2015 by CharlesSettlesTA in Tech and Teeth: IT Solutions for Your Practice   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 244
Profitability Through Innovation in Practice Management
Success and failure in dentistry, as in other specialties, is determined by more thanjust clinical skills. The most successful dentists often are not the best clinicians, butrather the best at managing the patient experience. With over 200,000 dentists in the United States currently listed as...Read More
Dentist has data held for ransom- A shocking story you won’t believe
In an article recently published by the California Dental Association they tell the shocking story of a California Dentist who gets a call from her IT guy telling her that her office server has been hacked and all her patient data has been locked. The only way to get it back is to pay a ransom to...Read More
How your dental office can profit from the pain of healthcare today (learn how one system turned a loss into a $35M gain)
The Medical industry has been pushed by policy and legislation to rethink the way healthcare is delivered. For now dentistry has largely been immune to these pressures. What lessons can be learned from the painful transformation in medicine and how can this help dental practices deliver quality...Read More
Posted 11/23/2014 by JoshVargas in DOCTORMEOW   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 176
DoctorMeow.... Paging and Work Flow Software
DoctorMeow is work flow paging software developed by IST Inc. They noticed a substantial amount of dental offices lacked an efficient form of "paging." Many offices still use a person to tell the dentists where they are needed next. Some use walkies talkies or intercoms. There are many...Read More
Posted 9/11/2014 by Josh Shipman in A/R Enhancement Solutions   |  Comments: 3  |   Views: 1624
Best Practices: Dental Collections
When internal efforts fail to resolve patient debt, it may be time to change your approach. The question is— which approach best meets your needs? Should you use an attorney or a collections agency; a percentage based or flat fee approach? What are the pros and cons to these alternatives?...Read More
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