Michael Uretzeditorial@drbicuspid.comDental EducationEHR Countdown: Are you ready for the revolution?Having just returned from conducting the first electronic health records (EHRs) workshop for the Minnesota Dental Association, health IT expert Mike Uretz says it is clear that the dental EHR revolution has begun. Here he shares some of the attendees' most pertinent questions -- and his answers -- about dental EHR implementation and utilization.September 29, 2013Dental EducationDental software contract negotiations: How to do it rightWhether your practice is small, medium, or large, you have an obligation to avoid executing one-sided vendor contracts. You can review and question the contract yourself or hire a professional to assist you; either way, getting the right contract that protects all your interests is essential to your practice's success.August 1, 2013Dental EducationEHR Countdown: Beware the fine printWho owns and controls patient data once a practice goes digital? Health IT expert Mike Uretz cautions that the devil's in the details when it comes to electronic health records (EHR) contracts and patient data.June 13, 2013MarketingHow to take control of your software implementationWhether you are upgrading your present vendor's practice management software or purchasing a new system, chances are your implementation will not go as smoothly as you would like. Here are some tips to help ensure a more positive and successful experience for all involved.April 29, 2013Dental EducationEHR Countdown: Lessons learned from medicine's mistakesAfter spending three days at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting last month discussing the future of electronic health records (EHRs) with dentists, office managers, and vendors, I am convinced that lessons I learned during the past decade working with medical EHRs can translate directly to dentistry.March 25, 2013Dental EducationEHR Countdown: What's the meaning of meaningful use?Starting in 2014, are federal agents really going to raid you in the middle of the night and shut your practice down if you haven't implemented an electronic health record (EHR) system? Health IT expert Mike Uretz reveals the truth about the federal EHR mandate as it pertains to dental practices.February 19, 2013Dental EducationEHR Countdown: The future is hereAre electronic patient records part of your five-year plan? In this new series, healthcare IT expert Mike Uretz will share his expertise on how to evaluate and select electronic health record (EHR) and healthcare software solutions, structure and negotiate contracts, and provide vendor management and oversight.January 16, 2013Dental EducationBridging the gap: When technology interfaces go badAs practice management systems become more sophisticated and electronic dental records and dental imaging software become more popular, some dental practices are looking at a best-of-breed approach that requires reliable interfaces between vendors. Logical as this may seem, dentists need to be aware of hidden pitfalls, according to health IT expert Mike Uretz.December 12, 2012Dental EducationElectronic health records: Déjà vu all over againWhen it comes to EHRs, the dental community has a key advantage over the medical community: lessons learned.April 26, 2009MarketingHow to ensure your IT services provider delivers on promisesWhile dentistry may not be one of the early adopters of digital technology, at some point every dental office will need to contract with an IT services provider. Michael Uretz, a 30-year IT veteran, offers some tips to help dental practitioners navigate these often tricky waters.March 11, 2009Page 1 of 1Top StoriesDental HygieneOral health tied to HNC survivalBetter oral health is tied to increased survival from head and neck cancer (HNC).HomeGa. dentist has the world’s largest trove of toothpaste tubesDental HygieneStudents turn to lotus plant to design fog-free face masksDental AssistantDANB to offer RHS exam in Spanish in 2024Sponsor ContentWe care about what you think.