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Megan Boyd
Megan Boyd
Product Manager
With the help of customer feedback, we looked into improving the performance of our recurring production and block bookings in Curve Hero’s Scheduler. We focused our efforts on a couple of issues that weren’t working and fixed them. The main problem with this feature was a block would not appear if the start date was […]
Megan Boyd
Megan Boyd
Product Manager
“If the reason for climbing Mt. Everest is that it’s hard to do, why does everyone go up the easy side?” ~ George Carlin When we started the journey to rebuild and upgrade the odontogram in Curve Hero, we decided we would not take the easy path, so to speak. Rebuilding required much careful design […]
Megan Boyd
Megan Boyd
Product Manager
Most of the time you can easily manage the moving and shaking of appointments. When a patient calls with a scheduling conflict you can pretty much take care of it. But sometimes, unique situations place appointments in limbo. It’s not exactly cancelled, but it’s not exactly scheduled either due to the patient’s special circumstances. So, […]
Guest Blogger
Curve Dental Blog
Online Reputation Management: Attract New Patients and Position Your Practice for Success In today’s complex economy, your patients work, shop, socialize, and connect digitally— living online as much as they do in the “real world.” But amid all the transformation, one thing hasn’t changed: the importance of first impressions. To attract new patients, you must […]
Raul Nemes
Raul Nemes
Director of Product
I had a great experience with paper the other day and it made me think about the struggles that patients and staff have with paper forms in the dental office.  But before I get into that, let me get into the backstory and talk about my feelings for a while. I live in Canada and […]
Andy Jensen
Andy Jensen
CMO
With the rise in electronic technology and the widespread use of computers and mobile devices, dental offices are now more at risk of violating HIPAA rules and being audited. The OCR recently announced that dental practices will be subject to audits to ensure they are complying with patient privacy laws and health care information security […]
Megan Boyd
Megan Boyd
Product Manager
We have recently seen an upswing of offices trying to upload ever larger images and files. As the need for higher resolution images and larger files has risen, we have addressed this need in Curve Hero. Curve Hero now supports the ability to upload images and other files up to 20MB in size per file […]
Megan Boyd
Megan Boyd
Product Manager
Keeping up with the times is important. This becomes especially important when insurance claims comes into play. The sooner your claims are settled the better. For some time now, Alberta Blue Cross has accepted electronic claims through the use of their specific process using their own hardware and software, which has proved difficult to integrate […]
Andy Jensen
Andy Jensen
CMO
National-Doughnut-Day
Happy National Doughnut Day to you and your team! We stopped by the bakery this morning and made sure every member of the team received a unique doughnut. There’s nothing like starting the day on a sugar blitz. Speaking of blitzes (and not blintzes), Curve Dental is on a sprint to hit several key goals. […]
Andy Jensen
Andy Jensen
CMO
5-Key-Indicators-Burkhart-Dental
I’ve read many articles about how to keep tabs on your practice using KPI’s. One that I found just recently comes from Burkhart Dental, a gem of a company that’s been providing equipment and supplies to dentists for 125 years. What I like about this article, posted on Burkhart’s blog, is how they boiled it […]