First AI Model Hackathon Using Dental and Oral Health Data Announced by sikka.ai

sikka.ai extends registration deadline for its Artificial Intelligence Model Hackathon due to extreme demand.

We live in a world where our superheroes are AI model builders. To help pave the way to Self-Driving Practice, we have organized this hackathon, which is the first of its kind in the dental industry.”— Founder and CEO Vijay Sikka

SANTA CLARA, CA, USA, July 2, 2021 — In its continuing quest to build the best predictive models in healthcare, sikka.ai is set to host an AI Model Hackathon – the first of its kind in the retail healthcare realm – starting July 12. With no fewer than 15 crack teams from across the world already registered, sikka.ai has extended the signup deadline to 11:59 PM PDT on Wednesday, July 7, so that no interested data scientist shall be left out of the quest for over $10,000 in cash to be awarded across the top four finishers. To test your wits against some of the most brilliant minds in artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, register here.

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Sikka Insights First To Launch Oral Health-Based Life Insurance Risk Indicators

With the need for increased speed in underwriting, often in the absence of a paramed exam, Sikka’s indicator suite “meets the moment” for a post-pandemic world.

Sikka is a very interesting company that’s developed sophisticated indicators around Tobacco, Cardiovascular and Diabetes from dental records.”— Manisha Dias, FSA, FCIA, CERA – AVP of Strategic Partnerships at SCOR

SANTA CLARA, CA, USA, June 16, 2021 — Sikka.ai, the most widely used API integration platform for dental practices in the U.S. and Canada, announces the launch of Sikka Insights, a new business unit that leverages consent-based oral care data to facilitate life insurance underwriting that is both faster and more accurate. This is accomplished through the use of Sikka Insights’ groundbreaking tobacco, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and marijuana usage indicators, which enable more accurate applicant risk classification by carriers and re-insurers, whether used separately or in conjunction with one another.

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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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