Generate Buzz with the Announcement of this New X-ray Generator from Carestream Dental
New Portable X-Ray Generator is Battery Free, Frees Up Wall SpaceATLANTA —Carestream Dental has introduced the CS 2400P,* a portable generator that offers practices the powerful X-ray beam needed for exceptional diagnostic images yet is small enough to be handheld. It features an innovative battery-free recharging system that ’s fast and convenient so it’s always ready to capture high-quality images. In a busy practice where chair time is valuable, team members need to work fast without sacrificing image quality. Efficiency is even more important post-COIVD as practices work to move patients quickly ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Clinic to Cloud ’s revamped Patient Portal to enhance patient experience
Clinic to Cloud, a Sydney-based clinical and practice management software provider, has revamped its Patient Portal to improve patient experience.    HOW IT WORKS (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 2, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Digital Health, Technology Source Type: news

Mountain Valley Hospice opens its first serious illness office in Winston-Salem
“We wanted to have a little bit of something for everybody,” said Kristie Szarpa, senior director of practice management& senior illness services with Mountain Valley. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Trajan Warren Source Type: news

Get to know InSync Healthcare Solutions, a 2021 Best Places to Work honoree
InSync is a Tampa-based provider of cloud-based electronic health care record and practice management software. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brendan Ward Source Type: news

Practice manager development programme
The last year has been challenging for the NHS and in particular for general practice. Now, more than ever, practice managers need support to develop and finesse their leadership skills to enable them to take on the new challenges ahead. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 24, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Rapid Shape ’s D30+ Ortho Latest Printer to Be Validated for Use with CS Model+
ATLANTA —Practices can now conveniently design and print clear aligners in-office when they combine CS Model+ v5 software and Rapid Shape ’s D30+ ortho, the latest printer to be validated by Carestream Dental. “We continue to see rising demand for in-house clear aligners so this partnership with Rapid Shape will help us expand the digital ecosystem for our mutual customers,” Ed Shellard, D.M.D., chief dental officer, Carestream Dental, said. A recent report* found that that standalone practices gained the most share in 2019 in providing clear aligners to patients. This is due in part to te...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 19, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Leadership development programme
Everyone involved in primary care networks (PCNs) faces a steep learning curve. Clinical directors are shaping the new normal and managing skill mix changes across the whole network at speed. The role of practice managers and PCN managers in providing leadership support and operational management expertise has been crucial, and developing this will further contribute to successful networks. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 16, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Practice manager development programme
The last year has been challenging for the NHS and in particular for general practice. Now, more than ever, practice managers need to finesse their leadership skills to enable them to take on the new challenges ahead of them. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 10, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Vaccination record query helpdesk
A new COVID-19 vaccination information web resource and helpdesk is being set up for practice managers to support finding out answers to questions about records of vaccinations. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 9, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New Patient Forms Help Reduce Contact So Offices Can Practice Safely
ATLANTA —Even though many practices have reopened, reducing contact between team members and patients, managing appointment workflow and even looking for opportunities to operate virtually will continue to play an important role in a full recovery. Carestream Dental ’s new contactless Patient Forms are one way to put patients’ minds at ease regarding safety while allowing team members to work more efficiently.Patient Forms give patients the opportunity to fill out all relevant appointment information at their convenience thanks to a direct link from the practice ’s website, meaning less time spent f...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 29, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Physician Offices Should Have Bigger Role in Vaccine Rollout Physician Offices Should Have Bigger Role in Vaccine Rollout
In its letter to Biden, the practice management association urged the administration to include group practices in the national push to get Americans vaccinated.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Going Virtual at Yankee Dental Congress ® 2021
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. —November 11, 2020—Yankee Dental Congress ® 2021 will be an entirely digital experience held from January 28  – 30, 2021. Yankee, which is New England’s largest dental meeting, is presented by the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS). At Yankee Virtual, continuing education and networking opportunities will be available at attendees ’ fingertips, at their own pace.This year ’s Yankee theme, Changing the Game, represents how attendees will be exposed to new ideas, products, technologies, and connections to help all dental professionals contin...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 13, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Simply Implants Institute ™ and Carestream Dental™ Create Premier Strategic Partnership
GLENDALE, Ariz., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Simply Implants Institute ™ and Carestream Dental™ have entered into a long term premier strategic relationship to offer full mouth dentistry CE courses in conjunction with Carestream's ™ award-winning digital dental radiography equipment, software and services.Simply Implants InstituteCarestream Dental Simply Implants Institute ™ is a boutique post graduate dental learning institution dedicated to hands-on full mouth dentistry from implants, occlusions, restorative to laser hygiene with LIVE patients. We also provide case prese...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 5, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

GPs forced to cover non-clinical staff as illness and fatigue hit workforce
GPs have been forced to cover for practice managers and other non-clinical staff as absences add to growing workload challenges facing surgeries in the second coronavirus wave. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - October 30, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workforce Source Type: news

The Confident practice manager programme
is designed for those who aspire to improve in their leadership role in practice management. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 28, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Carestream Dental Announces New Integration with exocad Smile Creator
                 ATLANTA —Carestream Dental is empowering practitioners to plan an ideal smile from a digital impression thanks to a preferred partnership with exocad Smile Creator, a state-of-the-art smile solution that ’s now integrated into the Carestream Dental’s product portfolio. Once a patient ’s teeth have been scanned with either a CS 3600 or CS 3700 intraoral scanner, theSmile Creator can be directly accessed from Carestream Dental ’s CS Imaging and CS ScanFlow software, streamlining and simplif...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 19, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The Confident practice manager programme
is designed for those who aspire to improve in their leadership role in practice management. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 15, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Flexibility, Innovation Key to Practice Management During COVID Flexibility, Innovation Key to Practice Management During COVID
Pediatricians attending the American Academy of Pediatrics annual meeting share best practices for handling three broad challenges during this pandemic: staffing, financial health, and partnerships.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The Confident practice manager programme
is designed for those who aspire to improve in their leadership role in practice management. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 8, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Confident Practice Manager programme
is designed for those who aspire to improve in their leadership role in practice management. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 28, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

CS 3700 Ranked First in Trueness in Latest In-Vitro Study
 ATLANTA —Scientific literature has shown intraoral scanners to be highly successful in creating digital impressions for designing short-span restorations and partial prosthesis; however, scanning fully edentulous arches is less studied. Now, a new comprehensive in-vitro study testing the trueness of 12 intraoral scanners when scanning full-arch implant impressions has found the CS 3700 intraoral scanner to offer the truest results when capturing scan bodies in an edentulous arch, giving doctors more confidence that they ’re getting the best results when creating digital impressions with the CS 3700. ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 26, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medeconomics Live: Bringing you the latest in practice management thinking
The one-day, virtual Medeconomics Live conference aims to provide essential insights and practical advice on how to thrive under the new GP contract while tackling COVID-19. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - September 25, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: About Source Type: news

CS 9600 CBCT System Recognized as a Best of Class Technology Award Winner for Second Year in a Row
ATLANTA—Carestream Dental is proud to announce that the CS 9600, its smartest and most advanced CBCT extraoral imaging system, has received a 2020 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award —the system’s second in a row. This multi-modality machine combines 2D imaging, CBCT imaging, object scanning, 3D facial scanning and optional cephalometric imaging into one powerful platform designed to meet the needs of all oral healthcare providers. The 2020 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award is selected by a panel of the most prominent technology leaders in dentistry: John Flucke, DDS, technology edit...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 11, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Newest CBCT Imaging System from Carestream Dental Allows Practices to See More and Do More with Extended FOVs, Advanced Software
 ATLANTA—Practices that are looking to expand their treatment capabilities, do more in-office procedures and provide better services to patients will find extended fields of views (FOV) and advanced software capabilities with the CS 8200 3D Family, the newest set of powerful imaging systems from Carestream Dental.  The CS 8200 3D is a versatile multi-modality system that includes 2D panoramic imaging, CBCT imaging, 3D object scanning and optional cephalometric imaging with the added enhancements of larger FOVs and incredibly advanced algorithms that help doctors see more and do more for patients. ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 9, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

‘Sensei’ Name Introduced as New Brand Identity for Care Management Platform
 ATLANTA —The software-as-a-service solution known as Carestream Dental ’s “Care Management Platform” is getting a new brand identity that alludes to the guidance it can offer practices as they seek to strike the balance between managing patient expectations, providing exceptional care and operating efficiently as a business: Sensei Cloud.Sensei Cloud combines powerful imaging, practice management, clinical workflows and intuitive design into one platform that offers anytime, anywhere access. The name Sensei was chosen because the word conveys the sense of a trusted guide. By analyzing practice...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - August 28, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Delivering mass vaccinations during COVID-19: a logistical guide for general practice, RCGP
This document has been produced to assist GPs, lead practice nurses, Practice Managers, Clinical Directors, GP Federations, PCNs and CCGs/Health Boards in understanding the practicalities and challenges of delivering mass vaccination programmes in a context when COVID-19 remains in general circulation. It sets out key areas that will need to be considered, offers possible solutions and highlights areas where risk assessments are required, particularly where these may differ from normal practice. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imaging Technology Evolves with Latest Addition to Carestream Dental ’s Best-Selling CS 8100 Family
 ATLANTA—The next evolution of the CS 8100 and CS 8100 3D families is here. The Evo Editions are compact, yet powerful, panoramic and CBCT versions of the systems that general practitioners and specialists alike have come to rely on, now with advanced software updates that provide enhanced images and new tools for more confident diagnoses. “We’ve found that data is what makes the difference when diagnosing,” Ed Shellard, D.M.D., chief dental officer, Carestream Dental, said. “By focusing on new software and improved algorithms, we can deliver impactful updates to doctors without havi...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 21, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NHS England confirms plan to add practice managers to £20,000 golden hello scheme
NHS England hopes to extend the £20,000 golden hello scheme for first-time partners in general practice to include practice managers, its primary care medical director has said. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 3, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

Dental Imaging Software: Cloud-Based Versus On-Premise Solutions
Apteryx is a dental imaging solution for both your cloud based and client server needs.Here is a link to a blog post onDental Cloud ImagingHere is alink to a webinar I was recently part of for the same topicCloud-based imaging is revolutionizing dental patient care while providing opportunities for cost-savings, more efficient workflows and improving the predictability of treatment outcomes for patients. Driven by the trend toward the migration of practice management software to the cloud and accelerated by the importance of remote access to patient records, cloud-based imaging is rapidly becoming central to viewing, proce...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 29, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

5 Social Media Strategies for Shifting the Radiology-AI Conversation
Radiologists must engage in social media messaging to regain control of information about AI use in diagnostic imaging. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Mammography, Abnormal Brain MRI Patterns, AI and Data Transformation Tools
Diagnostic Imaging's  Weekly Scan: June 19, 2020 (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Data Analytics DI Executive Mammography Practice Management Source Type: news

10 Traits of Highly Effective COVID-19 Leaders
Michigan Medicine identifies characteristics of positive leaders who will be effective now and in the future. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Healthcare Leadership Practice Management Source Type: news

LaunchPad by Carestream Dental Takes Digital Learning to New Heights
 ATLANTA—As a company dedicated to delivering digital dentistry solutions, developing content to promote all-digital learning only makes sense. Today, Carestream Dental is excited to announce the introduction of “LaunchPad by Carestream Dental,” a program that offers a carefully curated digital learning experience to dental professionals seeking personal and professional development. LaunchPad accelerates access to premier educational content from leaders in dentistry. Oral healthcare professionals can choose from live webinars, pre-recorded courses, white papers and interactive resources on the...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 16, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The Importance of Implementing Analytics and Reporting Into Your Radiology Practice
While data and analytics reporting has grown immensely throughout other industries, it is still highly underutilized in radiology. Practices are often intimidated by transitioning into new data systems for fear of using them incorrectly. However, radiological analytics and reporting can be a major asset for any practice, especially in weathering the turbulent times of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Dhruv Chopra, MBA, Collaborative Imaging Chief Executive Officer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Data Analytics DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Apteryx Imaging Inc. to be Acquired by Planet DDS, a Portfolio Company of Level Equity
Vancouver, BC – June 15, 2020 – Apteryx Imaging Inc. ( " Apteryx " or the " Company " ) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an arrangement agreement (the " Arrangement Agreement " ) with PDDS Buyer, LLC ( " Planet DDS " ), a portfolio company of Level Equity Management, LLC ( " Level Equity " ), pursuant to which a Planet DDS subsidiary will acquire 100% of the Company's outstanding common and preferred shares (collectively, the " Shares " ) for CAD$0.65 per Share (the " Consideration " ) in an all-cash transaction (the " Tra...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 15, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

A Peek at Post-Peak COVID Practice
An ACR panel shares insights on what your practice could face in the next phase of the outbreak. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Digital Eye Strain Common Among Radiologists
Symptoms of digital eye strain are felt more among women and trainees. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Carestream Dental Responds to Practitioners ’ Needs with ‘Digital Reboot’ to Assist with Reopening
 ATLANTA—As practices prepare to reopen to patients, they face a changing environment; figuring out schedules, protecting staff and patients and ensuring a time-effective workflow will be more important than ever. Carestream Dental has listened to practitioners as they ’ve adjusted to the “new normal” and has introduced the Digital Reboot program to support them in their recovery. “We’ve all learned a lot about what’s really important during these challenging times, what patients value and how to adapt to keep our teams safe and our businesses running,” Ed Shellard,...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 11, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

4 Micro-Strategies to Avoid Post-COVID Burnout
Small daily techniques can help you avoid burnout as imaging volumes swell to process the backlog of scans. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Burnout Practice Management Source Type: news

Diagnostic Errors: Lessons Learned and Mitigation Strategies
Three causes of errors and three potential solutions to improve diagnostic accuracy. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Mina S. Makary, M.D. Tags: DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Wooten Takes Director's Role at Medical Center of South Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)
Karen Wooten has been chosen as the director of physician practice management and physician recruitment at the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 8, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Outpatient Facilities See Steepest Imaging Volume Decline During COVID-19
New York ’s largest health system experiences 88-percent decrease in outpatient imaging between 2019 and 2020, indicating potential national trend. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

A Post-COVID-19 Plan from a Rad Department on the Leading Edge
The University of Washington saw the first COVID-19 cases, now they have designed a plan for re-emerging. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

COVID-19: toolkit for GPs and GP practices, BMA
Comprehensive BMA guidance for GPs, partners and practice managers to manage employment and contractual issues and service provision during the coronavirus pandemic. Updated 19th May. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Webinar: Radiology and Disinfection in the Age of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has had wide-ranging effects on the practice of medicine. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Facebook Live Videos Can Educate Patients About Breast Cancer Screening
Radiologists can use online videos as a way to correct inaccurate breast cancer screening messages. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Imaging Practice Management Screening Technology Source Type: news

Planning Your Own COVID-19 Recovery: 4 Steps to Imaging Rebound
Experts suggest designing a strategy to handle the backlog of imaging studies now. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Mobile App Controls Waiting Room Volumes to Limit Viral Transmission
Patients sit in their cars until texted that it ’s time to enter the clinic for their scan. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 5, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Healthcare Departments/Patient Safety Practice Management Technology Source Type: news

Past Pandemics Lend Lessons Learned for Navigating COVID-19
Recommendations for administrators can ease the stress of providing care during the outbreak. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Practice Management Source Type: news