Carestream to host hands-on learning sessions at OrthoVoice
July 28, 2015 -- Carestream Dental is hosting hands-on learning sessions for its CS OrthoTrac practice management software and dental technology at the OrthoVoice conference in Las Vegas in September.
Dos and don'ts for community marketing: Meet your neighbors
July 27, 2015 -- Whether your practice is in a shopping center, office building, or another location, you should make an effort to introduce yourself to nearby business owners, as these businesses can be a source for new patients, Dr. Roger P. Levin notes in his latest Practice Success tip.
Weed, feed, and separate: Part 3 -- Tips for nurturing your team
July 27, 2015 -- Dr. Lisa Knowles continues her series on growing a practice. In this column, she expands on the theme of feeding and nurturing your team. She offers practical ideas for observing your staff, making adjustments, and making an impact with your words.
Anthem to acquire Cigna for $54B
July 24, 2015 -- Insurance company Anthem has entered into an agreement to acquire global health service company Cigna in a transaction valued at more than $54 billion
NDA supports new workforce models
July 24, 2015 -- The National Dental Association (NDA) is officially supporting emerging workforce models in the U.S., including the use of midlevel providers, according to a statement released on July 23.
ATSU Ariz. dental school gets $1.7M grant
July 24, 2015 -- The A.T. Still University (ATSU) dental school in Arizona has received a $1.7 million, five-year grant to expand interprofessional education among dental, medical, and physician assistant students.
How much will you need to retire? 6 issues to consider
July 23, 2015 -- The idea of planning for your eventual retirement can be overwhelming, wherever you are in your career. As a start of new monthly series on DrBicuspid.com, John G. McCarthy III offers six issues for you to begin considering in your planning.
'Why are your fees so high, Doc?'
July 22, 2015 -- Explaining your fees to your patients can be an uncomfortable situation, especially if the patient is new to your practice. However, the Madow Brothers have faced this query before and offer a way to turn this question into an advantage for your practice.
Pitt dental school gets $2M grant from HRSA
July 22, 2015 -- The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine has been awarded a $2 million, five-year grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to help improve the dental health workforce for various groups of underserved populations.
A competitive nature is not a winning nature
July 22, 2015 -- When your practice is having a down week, do you think about what you can cut back or what you and your team can do better? Scheduling Institute President Jay Geier suggests the latter option and offers some ideas to help you find your creative nature.
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OrthoVoice
September 24-26
Las Vegas United States