electronic records

7 common questions about dental EHR
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6 ways to evaluate dental group software
6 ways to evaluate dental group softwareThe top six things to keep in mind when considering new practice management software.
5 EHR tips that could save your dental practiceWhat you need to know about transitioning to EHR, negotiating contracts and how to stay HIPAA compliant.
9 questions to ask about EHRShould your practice enter the world of EHR? You should consider these things before you take the plunge.
How to negotiate your EHR deal
How to negotiate your EHR dealKnowing your way around an EHR proposal can pay off big time for your bottom line.
25 ways practice management software can save you money
25 ways practice management software can save you moneyWe take a look at 25 ways your practice management software could be saving you money.
New report shows how dentists could be saving billions
New report shows how dentists could be saving billionsA look at a report in the 2016 CAQH Index which describes how dentists are losing money when they rely on manual transactions.
The benefits of EHR in group practice
The benefits of EHR in group practiceEHRs can play a positive role in group practices in more ways than one.
Going paperless increases efficiency and helps your practice become environmentally friendly

Next time you walk into your dental office, pretend you’re a new patient.

If you’re greeted by a wall of paper charts and a reception area featuring a sliding glass window and a clipboard, think about what you are communicating. Impersonal reception areas, clipboards and paper charts scream “yesterday.” Now consider that, rightly or wrongly, patients form beliefs about the quality of your dentistry based upon these seemingly innocuous things.

Paperless makes for less stress

Doctors Allen and Kelly Smudde of Valencia, CA-based Smudde Dental decided to go paperless in 2007.

The improvement in efficiency for the 6,000-patient practice has been noticeable. The same patient exam that used to take between one and a half hours to two hours now takes 45 minutes.