Podcast: Top 3 Statistics All Veterinarians Should Know

Welcome back to the Sikka Podcast! Here at Sikka we are passionate about bringing you tools and solutions that benefit your patients AND your practice. We have talked about some key metrics and features that you should pay extra attention to as a retail healthcare owner in the past few episodes. Today, we would like to focus on veterinary practices management specifically. We will walk you through 3  critical metrics or benchmarks for veterinarians, in order to help veterinary teams better monitor their practices and identify areas of strength and opportunities to grow.

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Podcast: Why Your Practice Needs a Mobile App

Welcome back to the Sikka Podcast! Here at Sikka we are passionate about bringing you tools and solutions that benefit your patients AND your practice.

For a small healthcare business, a doctor may also be the business owner, which makes doctors’ daily work quite challenging. Recent surveys show that many doctors are complaining about the limited time spent with patients and the growing burden of busywork generated by their electronic medical record system or EMR. According to a survey of 142 family doctors, conducted by Annals of Family Medicine,  doctors spent more than half of their work time on average dealing with administrative work. As the procedures costs and the amount of patient data constantly grow, many doctors find it really hard to properly manage their practices, which can be directly reflected in the rising dissatisfaction and complaints from patients.

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Podcast: An Introduction to Our API

Welcome back to the Sikka Software podcast. Today’s episode is about why using Sikka’s API is beneficial. This podcast is primarily directed at businesses who are interested in becoming part of the Sikka Marketplace.  

The Sikka Marketplace currently supports more than fifty applications from a variety of different partners. Sikka Marketplace is enabled by our API, which allows partners to quickly and securely build apps for the retail healthcare market including dental, veterinary, orthodontics, oral surgery, chiropractic, audiology, and optometric markets.

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Sikka Software and Worldpay Partner to Offer Integrated and Smart Online Payment Service for Retail Healthcare Business

Sikka Software, a platform and marketplace that is revolutionizing the retail healthcare industry, and Worldpay, the global leader in payments, today announced a new agreement to provide an integrated and smart online payment solution to their clients in the United States and around the world.

The collaboration between these two companies will provide clients with a cost-effective and integrated payment solution powered by the combination of Worldpay’s expertise in highly secure and reliable online payments and Sikka Software’s market-leading technology platform that is compatible with over 96% of dental, veterinary, optometry, orthodontist, chiropractor, oral surgery and audiology markets.

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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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Sikka Summit and The Self Driving Practice

On July 27th, 2018 Sikka Software held a partner summit on the future of our industry. We spoke about how Artificial Intelligence can help Dentists, Veterinarians, Optometrists, Audiologists, Chiropractors, Oral Surgeons, Orthodontists and others run their practice more efficiently while also achieving their goals.

You can read more about The Self Driving Practice and Vijay Sikka’s vision of the future on DrBicuspid.

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Practice Mobilizer: Your Practice at Your Fingertips

One of the newest Practice Mobilizer features allows dentists to access patient records quickly and securely, no matter where they are. Whether they are at the movies, a sporting event or a family dinner, when an emergency call comes in, this free app lets dentists easily ascertain that the caller is indeed one of their patients and help him or her out of pain.

Practice Mobilizer is a free app that also offers additional key features to assist retail healthcare professionals, including dentists, veterinarians, optometrists, and others, in reaching their goals.

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Sikka’s Award Winning API is Now on Postman

Sikka Software’s award-winning API is now available on Postman. Postman is a leading site devoted to APIs, reporting over 5 million developers accessing 130 million APIs every month. Sikka is among many great innovators represented on Postman including Twitter, Adobe, PayPal, Microsoft and more.

In 2017 Sikka won the 2017 API World award for Health APIs. Sikka’s platform cloud uses a single API so developers can quickly build secure apps for over 96% of dental veterinary, orthodontics, oral surgery, chiropractic, audiology, and optometry industries. These apps are included in the Sikka Marketplace.

You can find more about our One API at Postman or on our website.

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