An Educational Program Designed for Attendees, by Attendees

User-centered designed has driven software innovation at Carestream Dental for the past several years, and listening to the voice of the customer has always played a key role in developing new products. The educational program for the 2018 Global Oral Health Summit is no different. When it came to assembling the program, Carestream Dental sought the feedback of past Summit attendees to learn more about what real users wanted to learn more about.

The expertise of Dawn Hill, Jan Odell, Angie Minks, Misty Mattingly, Jerilyn Bird, Barb Nissen, Carol Chambers and Barb Houser, all volunteers, were called upon to help the Carestream Dental team develop a carefully curated program and event experience. Along with user experience designers and trainers, the volunteers, reviewed all purposed sessions and provided valuable feedback to ensure the educational program would meet the needs of attendees by addressing the challenges real practices and teams face every day.

Ultimately—and in keeping with the workflow-based theme of the Summit, “Where Your Practice Meets Proficiency”—the courses selected for the Summit support one of the following concepts: Developing an Effective Dental Practice, Patient Engagement, Consultation, Case Acceptance, Patient Care and Treatment and Patient Billing and Patient Follow-Up. Continue reading

Running Patient Last Visit Report in CS SoftDent v16

Automated reports can eliminate the more cumbersome aspects of your practice management software. In particular, the Patient Last Visit Report offers a number of benefits to CS SoftDent users:

  • Staff can visibly compare workflow throughout a given period;
  • display active vs non-active patients; and
  • see an overview patients seen by a specific Provider.

The following steps will help you run this report, as well as save you and your team valuable time.

While in CS SoftDent, select reports from the top ribbon, hover the mouse over patients – side menu will show – and select Last Visityou can access this list while on any screen.

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Printing the Daysheet in CS SoftDent v16

Getting the most out of your practice management software is important. One report that can help your efficiency is the Daysheet. This report provides an overview of the following:

  • Posted transactions;
  • Practice’s production;
  • Number of patients seen; and
  • Collections.

In addition, the Daysheet confirms the receivable totals and accounting reports. Because of all the financial information contained in this report, the CS SoftDent support team recommends running the Daysheet after every working day.

The following steps will help you run this report – as well as save you and your team valuable time.

While in CS SoftDent, select reports from the top ribbon and select 5.Daysheet – you can access this list while on any screen.

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