Streamlined Healthcare Patient Referral App Medcohere Wins Sikka API Hackathon 2020

Referral management certainly seems to be in the zeitgeist, as the two top-scoring apps both zeroed in on this pain point for dental and other practice types.

Sikka’s single API helped us to build an interface to our platform seamlessly. This is a huge asset for us, to expand our network of acquiring customers through Sikka.”— Suneel Kandru, Medcohere

SANTA CLARA, CA, USA, November 19, 2020 — Sikka, the market leader in advancing retail healthcare connectivity, applications and insights, hereby announces the winners of its first-ever public API Hackathon, as judged by prominent current and former executives from within the healthcare (3M, Patterson, Henry Schein), tech (Google, Apple) and finance (Citigroup) industries:

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Sikka Launches SikkaPay 3.0, Simplifying Patient Payments in the Era of Social Distancing

SikkaPay delivers innovations for social distancing while paying at the practice, QR codes for convenience, and a mobile application for patient engagement

“SikkaPay has been one of the most efficient ways to take control of our finances…enabling our patients to pay quickly and improving our collections by 15%.”— Roy Reynolds, Business Manager of Nova Family Dentistry

SANTA CLARA, CA, USA, October 29, 2020 — Sikka Software, a market leader in advancing retail healthcare connectivity, applications and insights, today announced the launch of SikkaPay 3.0. Available now for a wide range of healthcare practices, including dental and veterinary, this new payment solution builds upon the success of the current offering with the easiest-to-use payment options for patients and pet owners to pay at the practice or on the go.

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Going to the Dogs? Sikka Says Pet Parents Invest Heavily in Health of Their Pets

Despite COVID-19, U.S. Spending on Animals – Especially for Dental Procedures – Races Forward

Santa Clara, August 18, 2020: Sikka Software, a market leader in advancing retail healthcare connectivity, applications and insights, today announced the results of a months-long study into the veterinary industry about animal health during the COVID-19 crisis. Despite the devastating economic impact created by the pandemic across industries in the U.S., pet parents are investing in the health of their pets at a record pace.

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Sikka Software announces new service empowering retail healthcare to rebound from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Sikka Insights delivers state- and county-level insight and analytics to support the rebound in the dental, orthodontic, chiropractic, optometry and veterinary industries

Santa Clara, CA – June 3, 2020 – Sikka Software, a market leader in advancing retail healthcare connectivity, applications and insights, today announced the launch of Sikka Insights. This new analytics service encompasses the retail healthcare ecosystem of practices, manufacturers, distributors, financial institutions and service providers.

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Dental industry devastated by the economic impact of COVID-19

Sikka Software, today announced the launch of a new website and heat map detailing the economic impact of the Coronavirus on the dental industry.

SANTA CLARA, CA, USA, April 2, 2020 — Sikka Software, a market leader in advancing retail and dental healthcare connectivity, today announced the launch of a new website and heat map detailing the economic impact of the Coronavirus on the dental industry. The repercussions of the Coronavirus on travel, restaurants, transportation, and retail have been widely discussed in the media, but the devastating impact to the $140B dental industry, employing over 150,000 workers in the US, has not yet been quantified. New data from Sikka Software, compiled from over 9,000 opt-in dental practices, shows that average patient visits declined by 81% the week of March 22rd versus the week of March 8th. The impact to dental production is even more dramatic, with the average dental practice down 83% over the last two weeks. To illustrate this impact, an average California dental practice produced just over $31,000 and saw an average of 88 patients during the week of March 8th. Last week, those averages dropped to under $6,000 and only 18 patients. Individual Practitioners have been hit harder than Dental Service Organizations (DSO), as DSOs are more likely to have emergency equipment, appropriate PPE, and are more likely to be engaged in teledentistry, all of which enable them to remain partially operationally during this crisis.

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Sikka Software collaborates with Sphere to Launch Sikka Payments

Patient-Centric Approach Redefines Payments Integration for Dentists

December 2, 2019, New York, NY– Sikka Software, a market leader in advancing retail healthcare connectivity, and Sphere, the leading provider of end-to-end integrated payments and security software, today announced the launch of a new payment platform, Sikka Payments, for dentists and their patients. This innovative platform is designed to equip patients with a pay-anywhere capability and automate the payment and reconciliation process for providers. The announcement came during the Greater New York Dental Meeting, a global event featuring some of the best new products and services for dental professionals.

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