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 10, 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 22, 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

Managing COVID-19: Experts Share Their Experiences
Six industry leaders discuss coping strategies for workflow, imaging volume, and revenue. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Radiology Revenue Could Drop by Up to 70 Percent During COVID-19 Crisis
Practices can anticipate several months of financial disruption. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Practice Management Reimbursement Source Type: news

Carestream Dental and MouthWatch to Deliver an Enhanced Teledentistry Solution During COVID-19 Pandemic
ATLANTA—Doctors who use Carestream Dental ’s digital imaging and practice management solutions will soon have greater access to the TeleDent teledentistry platform from MouthWatch thanks to a new partnership.As seen in recent weeks, the coronavirus makes it extremely difficult to see patients directly in the office. However, having the ability to connect remotely with patients is an ideal way to communicate without the close physical contact. Teledentistry* provides an easy alternative for patients to connect and receive timely help and professional advice.The TeleDent solution makes it possible for existing pa...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 31, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

COVID-19 Practice Management Guide
Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). Published: 3/27/2020. This 77-page document serves as guidance for clinicians providing care in Michigan during the COVID-19 outbreak. It is also a guide for hospital administrators who should be actively planning, or already implementing, Crisis Standards of Care in their facilities given the current status of the outbreak as of the date of this publication. It is adapted from the Department of Defense and Minnesota Department of Health. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Local leaders by design
Practice managers have always been “local leaders” by default, but the advent of primary care networks (PCNs) will be a stiffer test of leadership ability requiring leaders by design. They will need to become better at enabling relationships, facilitating meetings, developing network plans, keeping people engaged, staying up to d ate and managing change. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Practice managers urged to help ease call volumes created by coronavirus fears
NHS Digital is asking practice managers to encourage patients with questions about coronavirus to use the NHS website rather than call NHS 111, which is experiencing very high call volumes. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 4, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Doc Shortage, Turnover Are Factors in Locum Tenens Surge: Report Doc Shortage, Turnover Are Factors in Locum Tenens Surge: Report
A new survey shows a big rise in the percentage of hospital and practice managers seeking locum tenens physicians as many employed physicians relocate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - February 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Locum Tenens Surge Due to Doc Shortage, Turnover Locum Tenens Surge Due to Doc Shortage, Turnover
A new survey shows a big rise in the percentage of hospital and practice managers seeking locum tenens physicians as many employed physicians relocate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Carestream Dental and Burkhart Dental Supply Partner to Deliver Digital Technology to More Doctors
ATLANTA—Doctors will soon have greater access to Carestream Dental ’s innovative technology thanks to a new partnership with Burkhart Dental Supply. As an authorized dealer, Burkhart will be able to market, sell, install and service nearly all of Carestream Dental’s equipment, accessories and imaging software.No matter where a doctor is on their digital journey, this new partnership makes it easy for the Burkhart team to guide and support them along the way with access to Carestream Dental technology. For example, the CS 8100 3D extraoral imaging system can capture high-resolution 3D images for a more con...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 20, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Carestream Dental Introduces Digital Dentistry Difference Education Campaign
Initiative will transform public understanding and conversation about dental tech; updated Carestream Dental branding reinforces digital focusCHICAGO—Carestream Dental, an industry-leading provider of integrated digital dental solutions, introduced its Digital Dentistry Difference public education campaign today at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Through this campaign, the company will directly educate consumers about the benefits of digital dentistry and will arm doctors with resources to prompt conversation with their patients, solving a significant awareness gap that research suggests is ha...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 20, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Local leaders by design
Practice managers have always been “local leaders” by default, but primary care networks (PCNs) present a stiffer test of leadership ability requiring leaders by design. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Technology Demonstrations to Advance Your Practice
Thursday 1/30/2020Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pmCourse Code: 225TLCost: No ChargeCredits: 2 CE HoursPaul Feuerstein, DMD is the technology editor for Dentistry Today, an adjunct assistant professor in general dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and CDO of the Cellerant Consulting Group. He maintains a private practice in Billerica, MA.Martin Jablow, DMD is president of Dental Tech Advisors, a lecture and consulting company, and he maintains a private practice in Woodbridge, NJ. A practical look at the latest high tech products that can be used in your dental practice. Several products will be on hand for de...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 28, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Practice managers ’ development programme
The advent of primary care networks creates a greater than ever need for practice managers to work together effectively and to develop their own skills and personal strengths. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

DrChrono closes $20M to grow its mobile-friendly EHR, practice management platform
The company will be pumping the funds into  its tech platform, and will be growing its engineering, sales and support capabilities. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Involving communities in health and wellbeing - a practical approach
This workshop on 19 February 2020 in London for PCN involvement leads, link workers and practice managers reconsiders the role of patient participation groups in PCNs and other involvement options for local people to support health and wellbeing in communities. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Dermatology practice operator expanding Philadelphia-area footprint
Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners is continuing to expand its presence in the Philadelphia market with two more acquisitions in the region. Its seventh practice acquisition, Boulevard Dermatology in Northeast Philadelphia, is slated to be finalized Jan. 1. The dermatology practice management company founded seven years ago in Berks County is also about to close its eighth deal in West Chester. Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners was f ounded by Andrew Frankel, the company's chief operating officer,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Free Technology CE at Yankee Dental Congress
Technology Demonstrations to Advance Your PracticeThursday 1/30/2020Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pmCourse Code: 225TLCost: No ChargeCredits: 2 CE HoursPaul Feuerstein, DMD is the technology editor for Dentistry Today, an adjunct assistant professor in general dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and CDO of the Cellerant Consulting Group. He maintains a private practice in Billerica, MA.Martin Jablow, DMD is president of Dental Tech Advisors, a lecture and consulting company, and he maintains a private practice in Woodbridge, NJ. A practical look at the latest high tech products that can be used in your dental...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 17, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Quality improvement in general practice: what do GPs and practice managers think?
This report presents findings from a survey of over 2,300 GPs and over 1,400 practice managers conducted in the second half of 2017 which looked at levels of quality improvement awareness, appetite and activity in general practice. The findings show that most GPs and Practice Managers see quality improvement as a core aspect of their work. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Involving communities in health and wellbeing – a practical approach
This workshop on 19 February 2020 in London for PCN involvement leads, link workers and practice managers reconsiders the role of patient participation groups in PCNs and other involvement options for local people to support health and wellbeing in communities. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Practice managers ’ development programme
The advent of primary care networks creates a greater than ever need for practice managers to work together effectively and to develop their own skills and personal strengths. PCC has several years ’ experience of providing leadership development and skills training to practice managers. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 5, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona launches redesigned education site in US
November 20, 2019Dentsply Sirona has launched its redesigned website for the US market, the company said in a press release today. The company, which offers a large catalog of continuing education programs, expanded and improved its digital education offerings with one-stop access to digital training programs. Additionally, customers can purchase the products they want. The Dentsply Sirona Academy provides the clinical and technical knowledge, skills, and inspiration that dental professionals need to develop themselves and their practices, the company ’s statement said. This education includes more than 11,...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 3, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Local leaders by design
Practice managers have always been “local leaders” by default, but the advent of primary care networks (PCNs) will be a stiffer test of leadership ability requiring leaders by design. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 27, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

LMCs demand NHS England apology over 'destructive' fraud report
LMCs have called for a public apology from NHS England over concerns that 'it knowingly brought general practice into disrepute' in a report on bribery and fraud in the health service. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - November 22, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice management Source Type: news