Dental Practices Should Prepare for Disaster Recovery
Small practices have enough to worry about without having to factor in technological trends that are expected to emerge. Nevertheless, challenges that arose in the past need to be addressed, leading many small and medium-sized practices to look for alternative ways of improving efficiency and productivity. Read more >>
Posted @ July 24, 2014, 3:45 pm.
Dental Mobile Devices Meet the Cloud
As the world moves forward with new technological advancements, the dental industry refuses to be left behind. Read more >>
Posted @ July 18, 2014, 3:28 pm.
Practices Save on Operational Costs with Cloud Computing
Various cloud computing models, especially SaaS, have the ability to save practices on operational costs through various means. Author Kristy O'Hara spoke with numerous experts about the benefits of cloud computing. She revealed that companies are altering their views on computing, which is opening the door for them to realize massive cost savings. Read more >>
Posted @ July 11, 2014, 3:02 pm.
Employee Involvement Key to Dental Software Deployment
When implementing new forms of dental technology, such as web-based dental software, for example, a recent Dentistry IQ report states that it's important to involve all employees within a practice to ensure the deployment goes smoothly. Read more >>
Posted @ June 27, 2014, 3:58 pm.
Dentists Turning to Dental Software to Improve Patient Care
As more healthcare organizations across the nation work to adopt electronic medical records, more physicians are turning to business intelligence technology to improve patient care, according to a recent InformationWeek report. Read more >>
Posted @ June 13, 2014, 3:35 pm.
Dental Practice Management Helps Dentists Engage with Patients
Dental practice management solutions may be helping dentists use digital and online tools to engage with patients, according to the results of a new study recently released by a dental technology vendor. Read more >>
Posted @ May 30, 2014, 3:12 pm.
Companies Need Not Worry About Cloud Computing Costs
As companies prepare to migrate to the cloud, they are often concerned about how much the services cost. Yet they should not be so concerned, as the migration and ongoing costs will likely be paid off shortly, allowing the company to experience maximum benefits. Read more >>
Posted @ May 2, 2014, 4:30 pm.
The Paperless Office Can Improve Revenues
The paperless office is capable of improving revenues and creating new growth opportunities because the technology alleviates many operating costs and expenses associated with paper use. Read more >>
Posted @ April 17, 2014, 4:16 pm.
Cloud Services May Change Dentistry Forever
Cloud computing technologies are changing businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including dentistry. In fact, Software-as-a-Service and other cloud models can improve efficiency while potentially changing the way that practice operate. Read more >>
Posted @ March 28, 2014, 4:06 pm.
Cloud Computing Provides Exceptional Disaster Recovery Solutions
Cloud computing has the ability to improve a company's disaster recovery plan, often giving firms technologies which allow them to get information back sooner. However, businesses should first discuss with the service provider the solution's capabilities and how they affect both the provider and its customers, according to a CloudTweaks report. Read more >>
Posted @ March 21, 2014, 2:30 pm.
Data Privacy is Well Protected in the Cloud
According to IT experts, the cloud is a secure platform in which companies can safely store enterprise data. However, for those still wary about the protective measures given to virtualized data, the World Privacy Forum recently published some simple guidelines businesses can use to ensure their cloud-based data is protected. Read more >>
Posted @ March 7, 2014, 2:51 pm.
Google+ Finding a Place in Dental Practices
As dental practices have turned to technology to streamline their business and administrative operations, social media has enabled smaller practices to improve their marketing and help patients with simple questions, according to TheWealthyDentist.com. Read more >>
Posted @ February 28, 2014, 11:52 am.
Dentists Slowly Warming to Life in the Cloud
A report from DrBicuspid.com found that initial reservations over cloud computing and SaaS have faded at dental offices throughout the United States. Aside from overall improvements in the technology's reliability, the presence of solutions designed specifically for use in the dental office have made the cloud more appealing. Read more >>
Posted @ February 21, 2014, 2:42 pm.
Cloud Expert: Businesses Want SaaS to Replace Critical On-Premise Systems
Chris Barbin, CEO of cloud consulting firm Appiro, recently told ZDNet that businesses in all industries want to replace certain business-critical on-premise software with SaaS applications as soon as possible. Read more >>
Posted @ February 14, 2014, 3:48 pm.
Custom Business Productivity Applications Delivered Through the Cloud
The number of applications created by "citizen developers" is expected to rise in the next several years, according to a new report by IT research firm Gartner. Read more >>
Posted @ February 7, 2014, 3:10 pm.
Dental IT Upgrades Among Factors Driving Health IT Boom
Market research firm In-Stat recently reported that dental offices and healthcare institutions are among the primary organizations driving the IT industry as the fastest growing vertical. Read more >>
Posted @ February 5, 2014, 4:01 pm.
Medical Technologies Will Become More Sophisticated in the Next Decade
Along with cloud services, worldwide internet and 3D printing, medical IT was noted by Cisco's Dave Evans as one of the technologies expected to play a critical role in the next 10 years. As noted in a recent report by Computerworld, Evans, speaking at the Cisco Live Conference, claimed healthcare technologies will inevitably become more sophisticated. Read more >>
Posted @ January 28, 2014, 9:16 am.
Dental Technology in Greater Demand
Offices everywhere are plugging in to new dental technology, according to new a report by Babichenko Dental Labs. Read more >>
Posted @ January 24, 2014, 3:51 pm.
Software-as-a-Service Market Poised for Growth
According to IT research firm Gartner, the worldwide Software-as-a-Service market is expected to boom in the next couple of years and eventually reach $21.3 billion in revenues by 2015. For dental offices, this may mean more business productivity tools to incorporate with dental practice management software. Read more >>
Posted @ January 18, 2014, 12:37pm.
Business Applications Lead to Cloud Increase
The cloud is being adopted by large companies in record numbers, according to a new report by Ovum. Within a year, the technology's implementation has risen 60 percent. Read more >>
Posted @ January 15, 2014, 12:40 pm.
Pricing Transparency Leads to Informed Cloud Purchases
There are numerous cloud services and providers on the marketplace today, and sorting through all of them can become quite a headache for dentists looking to upgrade practice technologies. However, new standards models may soon make it easy for businesses to choose the model best suited for them, Network Computing recently reported. Read more >>
Posted @ January 10, 2014, 10:51 am.
Risk Management Key for Cloud Computing
According to a recent CIO magazine report, companies and organizations deploying cloud computing services are advised to focus on risk management. This is especially true for dental practices and other healthcare organizations that regularly deal with sensitive information. Read more >>
Posted @ January 7, 2014, 2:12 pm.