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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Guidance for Veterinary Practices through the COVID-19 Environment

Please join us for our Part II of our series of webinars on the COVID-19 impact of the veterinary industry, hosted by Rory Byrne, General Manager of Fintech at Sikka, in conversation with Dr. Matthew Salois, Director of the AVMA’s Veterinary Economics Division.

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We will present the latest data on veterinary practices production and procedures as the crisis continues and help guide veterinary practices through these challenging times.

Dr. Salois comes from the AVMA from Elanco Animal Health, where he served as director of global scientific affairs and policy since 2016, and as an economic research and policy adviser from 2014-16. Prior to joining Elanco, he worked as the chief economist for the Florida Department of Citrus and as an assistant professor in economics at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom.

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5 Tips to Take Payments While Social Distancing

Please join the webinar hosted by Ryne Natzke, Vice President of Strategic Accounts/Healthcare at Sphere in conversation with Rory Byrne, General Manager of Fintech at Sikka, as they show you practical tips to help you adapt the ways you take patient payments to align with social distancing.

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Ryne Natzke, Vice President of Strategic Accounts/Healthcare at Sphere, is responsible for managing Sphere’s healthcare strategy and largest, strategic accounts across Sphere’s key verticals, including both large merchants and software partners. He brings more than 10 years of experience in the health IT world and has worked at or with many of the leading players in healthcare.

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Rebound Data for Dental Practices

Attend Sikka’s 3rd in the series of COVID-19 related webinars on the dental industry. With our unique insight into dental industry production trends, from nearly 10,000 opt-in practices, we will be discussing how the dental industry is rebounding, and what the future holds. View the interactive rebound map at Covid-19-Rebound.

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Join Marko Vujicic, Chief Economist of the ADA Health Policy Institute and Kevin Henry, Thought Leader and Editor of Dr. Bicuspid, in conversation with Rory Byrne of Sikka Software, as they share data and insights on how dental practices are starting to regrow their businesses, state by state, while dealing with the new protocols and procedures required in this challenging environment.

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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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Lifting the ‘Shelter-in-Place’ on the Dental Industry

Since our last dental webinar, we have generated new data from states who have shifted back to the new normal since the ‘shelter-in-place’ orders have been lifted. Hosted by dental industry expert Kevin Henry in conversation with Rory Byrne, General Manager of Fintech at Sikka, as they reveal 3 things we learned from the early opening states in the dental industry, utilizing Sikka’s data.

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With more than 16 years in dental publishing at Dental Products Report, Dental Economics and DrBicuspid.com, Kevin Henry was recently named as one of the top five influential voices in the industry. Kevin has conducted numerous webinars and presentations, advising dental professionals how to more effectively manage their practices and enhance their patients’ oral health outcomes. You can follow Kevin on Twitter at @kgh23.

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COVID-19 Impact on the Veterinary Industry

Join us for an insight-packed webinar, hosted by Christina Lopes, CEO and co-founder of The One Health Company, expert in precision medicine for dogs with cancer, in conversation with Benjamin Lewis, CSO of The One Health Company, expert in veterinary medicine. Also joining will be Rory Byrne, General Manager of Fintech at Sikka, as they shed light on the economic impact on U.S. veterinary practices. We will be providing an in-depth analysis of Sikka’s interactive U.S. heat map and discuss ways that practices can stay productive during this downtime and prepare when the shelter in place orders are lifted.

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