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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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: Sikka Success Score – An Authoritative Peer Benchmark for Retail Healthcare

Hi everyone, 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 are going to introduce you a powerful benchmarking index available on our Practice Optimizer and Practice Mobilizer – The Sikka Success Score.  As a practitioner, you can benefit from the score by comparing your own performance to other practices across the country, identifying areas that could use improvement, and building actionable growth plans. We will also give you a view of how this Score is calculated.

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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: 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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Podcast: Making Your Practice More Profitable by Monitoring Your Hygiene Performance

Hygiene production makes up around 30% of a practice’s production, so it benefits you to make sure you’re properly tracking it! To learn more, listen to the podcast or read a transcript of the audio.

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Sikka Software Announces Great American Dental Sale

SAN JOSE, Calif., 10/31/2018 — Sikka Software, a leading Artificial Intelligence enabled application marketplace that is revolutionizing the retail healthcare industry, announced the commencement of the Great American Dental Sale on midnight, November 1, 2018. The sale will feature technology-forward solutions for dental practices, including reputation management, business intelligence, patient communication, patient marketing, revenue cycle, accounts receivable management, and payment solutions.

Partners participating in the Great American Dental Sales include BirdEye, Chrisad, First American Payment Systems, IC System, Patient News, RepuGen, Rhinogram, Smart Market Dental, Swell, Testimonial Tree, TSI and others. These partners provide a range of products and services that provide solutions for key pain points in many dental practices. Each partner is offering a special, never before offered discount for dentists to help professionals prepare to reach their goals in 2019.

Sikka Software connects dental practices with innovative apps and services via its marketplace enabled by secure platform cloud. Partners build their apps using Sikka’s award winning ONE API, delivering solutions that connect seamlessly with 96% of practice management systems and financial systems on the market. This facilitates widespread distribution and ease of use. Dentists and dental office team members can then find and register for these solutions on the Sikka Marketplace.

Vijay Sikka, CEO at Sikka Software, said:

“Sikka Software marketplace is enabling thousands of practices use applications to help grow their practices.  We are offering this first in the industry sale that can save dentists and practice leaders save hundreds of dollars on best in class applications.  2019 is just around the corner, and we want to help every practice set up for success. Our partners are offering apps and solutions that will help make your practice run smoother, provide better patient care and give you more time with your families during this holiday season.”

The sale runs for the month of November and includes Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Dentists and practice leaders can find out more about the sale and the offerings at www.sikkasoft.com.

About Sikka Software 

Sikka Software Corporation is revolutionizing the retail healthcare industry via its marketplace enabled by its artificial intelligence leadership and ONE API platform. The Sikka Marketplace has over 50 apps and its ONE API Platform allows seamless compatibility with over 96% of the dental, veterinary, chiropractic, vision care, orthodontics and hearing care markets in the United States. Fourteen-year-old Sikka Software Corporation has over 200,000 providers and 100 million patients on its platform.

For more information, please visit www.sikkasoft.com.

This release was originally distributed on 10/31/19. You can view the release here.

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