As any successful dental practice knows, your patients come first, so why keep them waiting with confusing billing processes and slow scheduling? Effective dental practice management software not only increases practice efficiency and improves employee workflows, it also enhances the overall patient experience.
Mastering the Work Life Balancing Act
The notion of work-life balance is difficult for most people to master. And, nowhere is this struggle more prevalent than for dentists. Most dentists are torn between delivering excellent dental care and the demands of running the business side of the practice and finding time for their personal life.This blog begins by examining the challenges of work-life balance from a different perspective which is—a dentist is an entrepreneur who faces realities that every small business person must address. Then it drills down to specific insights for dentists to consider.
We know that making changes in your practice can be met with apprehension, so sticking with the status quo can seem like the easy, comfortable option. However, an aversion to change will also prevent your practice from innovating and growing. Have you considered what you’re missing out on by not moving to the cloud?
Healthcare Data Breaches are on the Rise
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights’ breach portal, there have been 261 healthcare data breaches affecting 9.1 million individuals since the start of 2018. Healthcare is a favorite among hackers because of the sheer amount of data being gathered, from patient’s insurance information, to Social Security numbers, to credit cards – all of which sell for a great price on the Dark Web. Thankfully, Bluefin and Curve have partnered to provide our clients integrated payment processing through Curve Hero, backed by the highest level of security with PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE).
Sometimes, I look at all of the papers on my desk and mentally prepare myself for the game of Three-card Monte that follows, as I look for a single piece of paper in that haystack of a mess. If only I had a proper folder system with which to establish a foothold on this combination of cluttered chaos!
Earlier this year, we released our new Who’s On Deck feature. Many offices are already using Who's on Deck as part of their morning huddles to help understand the patients that are coming in today, tomorrow and the day after. Based on a lot of positive feedback we've made it easier and quicker to access. You can now launch the Who's On Deck dashboard from the Scheduler!