Paperless Series: The truth about going digital

July 16, 2012

The Paperless Video Series is a guide to help you make the right purchases for the right reasons when it comes to technology and methods as you make your traditional dental practice paperless.

The Paperless Video Series is a guide to help you make the right purchases for the right reasons when it comes to technology and methods as you make your traditional dental practice paperless.

The video series compliments Dental Products Report's "Products in Practice" print section, which features articles addressing protocol, ROI, marketing training and efficiency.

Each month "The Efficiency of Going Paperless" Series focuses on one of the following topic:

Common misperceptions on establishing a paperless record

The patient experience of paperless–Appointments, payments, education

Efficient and eco-friendly

Freedom for the front desk

Imaging made easier–How dentist, staff and patients all benefit

More efficient integration–Knowing what technologies work together

Back it up–The management and security of your data

What to do with all that paper!Marketing made paperless

Paperless by the numbers–Cost savings over time

The video series kicks off with a focus on the common misperceptions associated with going digital.

The top four digital myths that the Patterson Dental Paperless Curriculum Video Series debunks are:

Digital Myth: You can’t trust computers
Hear why paper systems are more vulnerable when it comes to damage or theft and how digital systems are a safer alternative with passwords.

Digital Myth: It takes too much time
Hear how you can make the transition to paperless a leisurely walk, rather than a sprint.

Digital Myth: Going paperless is expensive
Hear why the savings you'll find when going digital is better use of your staff's time.

Digital Myth: It’s daunting
Hear how today's software is intuitive and easy to master for both you and your team. Plus, most companies offer support via webinars, online and over phone.

In the video below, Dental Products Report Director of Content Thais Carter introduces the video series and explains the efficiencies of going paperless: