Sikka in the News: AAHA Trends

Vijay Sikka recently spoke to AAHA Trends about digital technology and the animal health industry. They discussed the ways in which apps are changing how veterinarians run the business side of their practices. This includes how API technology drives the accessibility of information and how an ecosystem helps practitioners find the specific tools they need. Plus, a discussion of some of the apps available today from Sikka and our partners.

You can read the full article here.

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7-Year Trends for U.S. Dental Production: Part 2

Your dental practice was created as a business to help improve the oral health of your patients. But you can’t serve your patients and thrive as a practice unless you have an idea how your practice is doing.

Sikka Software has just compiled data from more than 13,000 dental practices throughout the U.S. in more than 70 different categories within the practice. In this two-part series, I’ve looked at 10 key metrics and boiled down the nationwide averages for the last seven years. Part 1 examined aspects of hygiene, preventive, and doctor production along with the number of active patients.

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5 Surprising Numbers from 2017

For the first time, Sikka Software will be releasing its latest data on dental practices around the country for the year 2017.

What was the average gross production for the dentist and hygienist? What were the average number of new patients per practice? How about the average AR carried before and after 90 days? These questions and more will be answered and dissected.

Join Kevin Henry and Dayna Johnson on July 17 as we unveil this critical information!

Watch the webinar here.

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Firegang Case Study

Firegang offers tailored solutions for all different dental practices. Their comprehensive marketing solutions help dentists stabilize their practice, increase revenue, and scale their growth across multiple locations.

Recently, Firegang partnered with Sikka Software to deliver additional insight into the dental practices they serve. Sikka connects with over 96% of dental practice management systems on the market to help companies like Firegang find the key data they need to facilitate their businesses.

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5 Ways to Foster the Patient Relationship

Check out our webinar featuring dental expert Kevin Henry in an interview with Drew Sparks, Co-Founder and CEO of Swell CX, on ways to foster your relationship with your patients. Learn how to quickly and accurately measure success, including how to use Net Promoter Scores and customer satisfaction surveys. Plus Drew and Kevin discuss how you can use this information to help grow your online reputation.

With 16 years in the dental publishing industry, Kevin Henry is the former group editorial director for Dental Products Report and managing editor for Dental Economics. He was recently named as one of the top five influential voices in the industry on Twitter (@kgh23).

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Four Things You Need to Know about Practice Optimizer Orthodontics

Did you know that Sikka tracks key performance indicators (KPIs) for specialties within the dental industry? You can find many of these KPIs in the standard version of Practice Optimizer Premium, but Sikka has a special version of Practice Optimizer just for orthodontics. With Practice Optimizer Orthodontics, you can track important information about your business and, more importantly, how effectively orthodontic care is delivered throughout your practice.

Here are some ways that Practice Optimizer Orthodontics is customized:

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What Will You Do?

It’s the weekend. You’re enjoying a barbecue with your friends when you get a call on your emergency number from someone who claims to be your patient and asks for Tylenol #3.

Do you go to your practice to check if this is a patient of record?

Do you log in to your practice using a remote connection and hope the computer is still on?

Do you take a chance and call a pharmacy to prescribe this drug, hoping that the person really is your patient and that you don’t get into trouble?

Do you ignore the request and possibly anger an actual patient who is in genuine pain?

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