The Top Three Ways Your Dental Clinic Is Losing Money—and How to Fix This
Free Live Workshop | Tuesday, September 21 @ 6:00PM Eastern
About This Workshop
Covid-19 has made it even more difficult for dental clinics to be profitable. AAL wants to help your dental school clinic improve its efficiency and effectiveness by addressing the most common sources of fiscal problems for dental school clinics: managing issues with budgets, personnel, and patients.
This hour of online learning and Q&A is absolutely free. Ready to sign up?
During this workshop, we will cover the following areas of clinic administration and staff operations:
Budgets and Fiscal Responsibility
- Creating your clinic budget (or managing the one you’re given)
- Tracking where the money is spent
- How to increase revenues: production vs. collections
- Devising strategies for recruitment and retention of staff and faculty
- Performance management, training, and coaching
- Using handbooks and manuals to ensure legal compliance
Patient Relations and Support
- Acquiring new patients and retaining current ones
- Improving patient scheduling and flow to maximize chair utilization
- Addressing patient satisfaction, complaints, and termination
Nichole Alley, MBA
Joseph W. Parkinson, DDS, MPA, FAGD
Dr. Parkinson is originally from Buffalo, New York, where he earned his BA in Biological Sciences from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1992. He received his DDS from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1997 followed by his AEGD in 1998. He achieved his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2011 and earned his Master of Public Administration from Eastern Kentucky University in 2017.
Dr. Parkinson has 23 years of experience in private practice as well as large-scale dental clinic operations, including 15 years of administrative experience in multiple large-scale clinics. He has expertise in all areas of clinical operations, including strategic planning, quality assurance/quality improvement, risk management, HR, billing and coding, accreditation and compliance with regulatory bodies and agencies. He has authored articles on clinic administration and leadership for the Journal of Dental Education and has served on the Executive Board of a local non-profit organization.