How to Get Patients to Keep Appointments

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Canceled appointments cost your practice time and money. If more than 1 percent of the total appointments at your practice are broken due to last-minute cancellations or no-shows, then you need to find a way to cut down on these behaviors. Here are a few steps you can take to help encourage your patients to keep their appointments. Education – You and your staff must impress upon your patients the value of a scheduled appointment, and also instill a sense …

Problem Assigning An IP to a Switch Interface

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RTNETLINK answers: Permission denied This error caused IPV6 to not properly configure on Centos 6 running Plesk Onyx.   The solution for our server was below:   For all interfaces: sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=0  

How to Choose Team Building Exercises

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Whatever business you are in, one of the secrets to success is teamwork. Even the most driven sole proprietor will need help realizing his or her vision, especially as a business expands. Your employees are going to come from different backgrounds with different values and opinions, but it is vital they learn how to work together. This is one reason why team-building exercises have become so popular in the business world. As a business owner, your time is precious. So, …

The Most Important Piece of Technology in Your Office – It’s Not What you Think

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If you were to ask any business owner what their most important piece of technology is in their office, chances are they would spout off items such as a computer, or that expensive, industry-leading machine that they own. However, it may surprise you that the most valuable piece of technology in your office was invented in 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell. That’s right, the telephone. It may sound crazy that a 100-year-old technology can make or break your business, but …

What is Your Goal for New Patient Tours

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A first impression goes a long way. This is particularly the case in the dental profession. In that field, a first impression takes the form of a patient tour. This allows new or prospective patients to explore your facility for themselves. How should you prepare for these patient tours? How do you make sure you present your practice in the best way possible? We suggest one stage of the planning process should involve holding a team meeting. Ask the members …

Hiring the Right Fit

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There is an art to making successful hires. You have to know the skills and behaviors that members of your team need to possess. You then have to evaluate each candidate to see if he or she has those traits. Sounds easy, right? Not exactly! No business makes the right hire every single time, but you can improve your odds by focusing on these factors. Intelligence: Whatever is included on the list of traits you are looking for in prospective …