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Posted 2 days ago by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 7
What to Consider When Performing a Cyber Security Assessment
A cyber security assessment of your dental practice is much more than a review of your practice software. It's vital to analyze both technical and non-technical components of your practice on each of the three pillars of cyber security: people, policies, and technology. Here are some important...Read More
Posted 8/8/2017 by GHariri in The Shared Practices Podcast   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 8
Bonus - Dr. Cory Glenn and Why I Dropped Blue Sky Bio as a Sponsor
A bonus episode with Dr. Cory Glenn about why being a practice owner is worth it even if you're more into clinical dentistry than running a business. I also get a bit personal and share why I had to drop Blue Sky Bio as a sponsor for our podcast (It's not you, BSB, it's me). Sign up for the Blue...Read More
Posted 8/4/2017 by coachike in Beyond The Tooth   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 7
Take The Stress Out Of Dentistry
Take The Stress Out of Dentistry In the last ten years, eight doctors in my small town have died prematurely. Among those who died, over half worked in the dental profession. Practicing dentistry is stressful. And stress is a killer. But you don’t have to let stress rule your life...Read More
Posted 7/27/2017 by GHariri in The Shared Practices Podcast   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 10
1-14 Pay Off Your Student Loans through Practice Ownership with Dr. James Heaton
What's the fastest way to pay off a quarter of a million in student loans? Take out some more debt and buy a practice. That's what Dr. James Heaton of Chandler, Arizona did. In this episode he shared his journey to ownership including partnerships, practice acquisitions and mergers. You'll also...Read More
Posted 7/26/2017 by KimBleiweiss in Lean Dental Practice & Inventory Management   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 22
Managing Change, Redux
“People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they're exactly like the old ones.” Charles F. Kettering “Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.” John Kenneth...Read More
Posted 7/26/2017 by coachike in Beyond The Tooth   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 14
20 Ways to Lead, Manage, And Grow Your Practice (Ideas Inside)
Owning your own dental practice means that you have to wear many hats throughout each day. Between treating patients, managing staff, and reviewing your business operations, finding time to target areas for growth and improvement can seem like a pipe dream. But you can do it. Over the past...Read More
Posted 7/24/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 20
HR Audit Checklist - Communications
Vital to the daily operations of a practice, no matter the size, is a clear communications policy that allows employees to access concise information regarding their rights and responsibilities both under practice policy and the law. Documents to Review: Employee Handbook ...Read More
Posted 7/20/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 20
HR Audit Checklist - The Hiring Process
You can begin your audit with a deep look into your practice's hiring process. After all, this is the first interaction that employees will have with your practice, and when it runs smoothly, it sets the foundation for the rest of their time there. You also need to make sure that you are not using...Read More
Posted 7/17/2017 by dandelmain in Digital Marketing 101 From Dan DelMain   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 12
As a dentist, you’ve spent a lot of time and effort growing your practice and building trust in the community. When selecting a dental marketing SEO company to represent your practice, you must carefully weigh your options. Whenever I talk with potential dental clients, I stress the...Read More
Posted 7/14/2017 by Sandy Baird in Baird Dental Business Concepts   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 14
The Burnout Monster is Lurking Over Your Shoulder, I see it!
Professional burnout is an epidemic! In a study, just this year, of over a thousand Human Resource managers 98% indicated burnout was actually “sabotaging” their businesses. Many managers indicated professional burnout accounted for 50% of their employee turnover! Companies across...Read More
Posted 7/14/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 11
Patient Risk Management Principles
Patients in dental practices may (and do) file claims because they feel as though they have received poor dental treatment. Professional liability claims are based upon the theory of negligence, which must be proven to support the validity of a claim. Negligence is defined as the failure to...Read More
Posted 7/13/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 14
Designing a Marketable Practice Brand and Improving Team Performance
In this blog, the focus is on two main challenges that affect dental practice owners: improving team performance and designing a marketable brand.How do you do all this while retaining empathy and loving your work? Dr. Olitsky has some answers in this enlightening interview where he reveals an...Read More
Posted 7/11/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 9
Employment Law Compliance
If you are not aware of the ever changing landscape of employment law, you could sustain a substantial financial loss. Personnel issues that arise in a dental practice are a major source of stress for most dentists. Dealing with complex employment matters can be challenging, emotionally draining,...Read More
Posted 7/7/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 15
How Dental Staff Members Can Reduce Risk
Dentistry is a team business. In a dental practice, staff members are extremely important in every aspect, which includes their ability, whether directly or indirectly, to manage risk. Dental assistants make clinical procedures safer for patients and increase a dentist's productivity. Dental...Read More
Posted 6/30/2017 by ArmincoInc in Evaluate Your Supply Costs   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 4
Much like Benjamin Franklin’s common axiom, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, regular preventative maintenance performed on your dental equipment will save you disruption and expense in the future. Some maintenance is simple and can be completed by office staff,...Read More
Posted 6/30/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 13
Legal Compliance/HR Best Practices Audit Series: Part 1
It is important that every practice owner conducts a best practices audit to ensure their practice is in compliance with state and federal law. Usual areas of inquiry in a compliance/best practices audit include the following: Personnel Policies Personnel Procedures Employee...Read More
Posted 6/23/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 25
"Must Do" HR Compliance Checklist Series - Employee Discipline and Termination
It is important to conduct a regular review of your HR (human resources) procedures to ensure compliance with the law and prevent employee lawsuits. The checklist below features key steps for evaluating your management practices. All practices should have policies and procedures in...Read More
Posted 6/19/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 16
"Must Do" HR Compliance Checklist Series - Performance Reviews
It is important to conduct a regular review of your HR (human resources) procedures to ensure compliance with the law and prevent employee lawsuits. The checklist below features key steps for evaluating your management practices. Performance reviews should be conducted for all...Read More
Posted 6/14/2017 by Howard Goldstein in Dentaltown Learning Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 10
Dentaltown Learning Online.....Communication, Coding and Collections: The Three C’s of the Profitable Practice. By Laci Phillips
Dentaltown is pleased to present....Communication, Coding and Collections: The Three C’s of the Profitable Practice By Laci Phillips. This CE course can be found here... When the first question a patient asks is, “How much will my insurance pay?” our daily lives...Read More
Posted 6/14/2017 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 9
Who Are Your “Underserved” Patients?
It can be tough getting dental care these days. If you put yourself in the shoes of patients for just one minute, what do you see? For some (the ones with great insurance) there are few worries associated with dental care. For others, you’ll see expensive, inaccessible treatment because...Read More
Posted 6/9/2017 by kristav in Making Money is Killing Your Practice, by Chuck Blakeman   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 26
No Practice Owner Can Survive Making Money
Build a Practice You’ll Love, and Get a Life, Too. “You get what you intend, not what you hope for.” by Chuck Blakeman Too many practice owners and managers think their purpose in business is to make money. Surprisingly, it’s not. The practice owner’s purpose is to...Read More
Posted 6/7/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 30
"Must Do" HR Compliance Checklist Series: Employee Policies and Procedures
It is important to conduct a regular review of your HR (human resources) procedures to ensure compliance with the law and prevent employee lawsuits. The checklist below features key steps for evaluating your management practices. All company policies and procedures must comply with...Read More
Posted 6/6/2017 by Keating Dental Arts in Dental Up   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 10
Demanding Patients: Need vs. Want
Shaun Keating CDT + Dr. Jack Ringer DDS Past president and an accredited fellow of the AACD, Dr. Jack Ringer DDS, explains how to handle difficult and demanding patients through first consultations, setting realistic expectations and getting written approval at various stages. Jack also shares...Read More
Posted 6/2/2017 by KPConsulting in KP Consulting Video Blogs   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 7
Do You Know This Secret?
Doctors, do you struggle with carving out time to work on your business? When you're the primary income generator in your practice, it's hard to carve out time to do the things that will move your business forward. This is a challenge that I work on with my clients on a regular basis, because...Read More
Posted 6/1/2017 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17
"Must Do" HR Compliance Checklist Series - Hiring
<html xmlns:fb="http://www.facebook.com/2008/fbml"> "Must Do" HR Compliance Checklist Series: Part 1 - Hiring ...Read More
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