Understanding Healthcare Reform and Your Laboratory
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court voted to sustain nearly all clauses in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Medical Device Now online argued the most controversial aspect of this decision is that this, "revolutionary piece of legislation in America was the [first] individual mandate [that] would require all Americans to have health insurance from birth till death or pay a penalty."
Whip Mix is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Steinbock to vice president of business development. He has been active in the company's strategic planning and new product opportunities with a focus on dental technology.
Mike Leis has been promoted to plant manager at the company's Louisville, Ky., manufacturing facility. As plant manager, Leis will direct all production processes and functions including shipping, receiving, purchasing and inventory control. He will ensure that manufacturing consistently meets the needs of our customers.
The National Association of Dental Laboratories annually recognizes individuals and companies who have made contributions to NADL and the dental laboratory profession. NADL members are invited to nominate a person, laboratory or company they believe deserved to be recognized by their colleagues.
In August 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released new requirements to the registration and listing of medical devices including dental devices that took effect Oct. 1. There are changes that could affect you.
TransFirst – 10 Minute Webinar, October 3rd, 9 a.m. EST
Join TransFirst for a short Webinar and learn why NADL has partnered with TransFirst to bring the best value in Payment Processing to our members. TransFirst is a "Top 10" payment processor and one of the nation's leading providers of Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX and ACH (electronic checks) merchant services for the Dental and Healthcare industries. Key features and benefits for NADL members include:
I've said many times before that achievement is, simply put, doing the right things consistently over a sustained period of time. If you've met with any level of success in your life - whether it is in your business, your personal life, or your health - you know that consistency is absolutely essential. But how do you know if you are doing the right things?
How Dental Fees are Determined and What You Can Do
Dental insurance is the single greatest factor that affects our industry. A number of resources report that nearly 50 percent of all Americans are covered by some type of privately financed dental insurance plan. Some plans are obviously better than others, but they all have one thing in common: They all understand that dental disease is preventable. Today’s dental plans are structured to encourage their members to get regular, preventative maintenance treatments, which is vital to diagnosing the onset of a serious dental disease.
Glidewell Laboratories to Acquire Intraoral Scanner Manufacturer IOS Technologies, Inc.
Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental lab products and services, announced today the acquisition of San Diego-based IOS Technologies, Inc., manufacturer of the IOS FastScan® Digital Impression System. This "direct to digital" innovation provides dentists with a fast, accurate and easy-to-use intraoral scanning system for creating digital impressions.