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.
COVID-19 seems to have created a “wake up” moment, raising awareness of the need to protect loved ones if something was to happen.
We are living through extraordinary times, the first truly worldwide pandemic in our lifetimes, which has effectively halted economies and introduced the concepts of #socialdistancing and #flatteningthecurve into the vernacular (not to mention #PPE). Beyond the horrific infection rate and loss of life, coronavirus’ impact on travel, retail, hospitality and other industries has been so profound that it may take years to recover. However, it has had at least one positive impact — the pandemic has forced people to confront their mortality in a way that larger threats (heart disease, car accidents, diabetes) haven’t over the last 10 years.
Join us for an insight-packed webinar, hosted by dental industry expert Kevin Henry in conversation with Rory Byrne, General Manager of Fintech at Sikka, as they shed light on the economic impact on U.S. dental practices. Using Sikka’s data, they will provide 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 for reopening.
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.
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.