Webinar: Fees, Profitability and Optimizing Your Practice

It is time for the mid-year update for your fees! Update in June to keep aligned with the cost of living, labs, salaries, procedure mixes, and geographical trends.

Join Vijay Sikka, CEO of Sikka Software, for a free webinar on Fees, Profitability and Optimizing your Practice (the best 45 minutes of your time to enhance practice profitability).

Watch the webinar recording here.

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Podcast: Top 5 Statistics All Dentists Should Know

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

Today, we’ll be giving you the breakdown of five key metrics that all dentists should know in order to make sure that their practice is maintaining profitability and serving all patients effectively. Utilizing these statistics will help practices run more efficiently and help providers better serve their patients.

Number One: No Shows to Appointments. If you’re getting a high amount of no shows relative to appointments, the problem may not be with the patient. A high amount of no shows means that a practice needs to look at their communication practices. We consider more than 1 in 100 appointments being no shows to be abnormal. Be sure to send reminder messages to your patients prior to their scheduled appointment times on a medium where they’re likely to see it.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Collections

Have you developed a collections plan for your dental practice? It can be challenging to maintain relationships with your patients while still taking steps to collect payment. Resources and best practices can help you navigate these situations. 

Join Kevin Henry in an interview with Chris Morris from IC System as they discuss what you need to know about collections. They will cover topics like when to outsource your receivables, internal best practices and what questions to ask your collections agency. Don’t let your accounts receivable balance overwhelm you in 2019! This webinar will help you create an action plan. 

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Podcast: Patient Mobilizer

Hi, welcome back to another episode of the Sikka Software podcast. Today we’re going to talk about using technology to enable closer doctor-patient relationships.

A strong doctor-patient relationship is crucial to ensuring positive health outcomes for your patients. A study by Health Services Research confirmed what common sense long suspected, that patients who feel that they have a strong relationship with their provider are more active in managing their own health. Psychology has long known that likability is a strong motivator in ensuring compliance. When patients like their providers, they are more likely to follow the provider’s advice and will have better health overall. Patients will also develop a sense of loyalty to their practice.

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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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Webinar: 3 Ways to Grow Your Dental Practice with Facebook

Patients are using Facebook every day to share information and connect. Many are online right now, looking for a dentist. You can harness Facebook’s power to reach patients in your area with just a few simple actions. 

Join Kevin Henry in an interview with Creighton Wong from Digital Marketer MD as they discuss three easy ways to kick-start the growth of your dental practice using simple tools like Facebook Messenger. Don’t miss out on maximizing your reach with this ubiquitous platform. 

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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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Webinar: 3 Time-Consuming, Non-Productive Activities to Eliminate in 2019

You like practicing dentistry and helping patients, so why do you spend so much time managing your practice? There is a seemingly endless number of tasks that need your attention! But what if you could eliminate some of those tasks? 

Check out our recording of Kevin Henry in an interview with Larry Golden of Maestro, Inc where they discuss three easy steps to help you simplify your workflow and reduce non-productive activities. Start 2019 off on the right foot with these tips and have a productive year!

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Podcast: How Data Science Benefits Healthcare Practices

Become a data-driven practice to boost your revenue. To learn more, listen to the podcast or read a transcript of the audio.

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Podcast: Boost Your Practice Revenue by Increasing Your Patient Referrals

Patient referrals are vital to practice growth! Boost your revenue by referring more patients. To learn more, listen to the podcast or read a transcript of the audio.

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