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Dental webinar: key skills and tools for running an efficient dental practice

Running a dental practice can be complex, with many different areas to manage. In this webinar, we discussed some of the key areas and provided tips on managing them efficiently.

In our informative webinar session, our expert panel covered:

  • managing equipment
  • human resource management: onboarding, training and compliance
  • infection prevention and control
  • risk and quality management.

About the experts

Ms Marion McKay
Ms Marion McKay
Business; HRM; Counselling & Group Work, FAAPM

Marion is an experienced consultant who has worked with dental practices to support their practice management and accreditation activities. Marion has many years’ experience working with medical, dental and allied health organisations and is passionate about helping her clients to successfully navigate the everchanging work environment. She is a highly respected and well-known presenter at healthcare conferences, such as the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM). Marion is also a Fellow of the AAPM.

Mrs Karen Garth
Mrs Karen Garth
Senior Operations Manager - PracticeHub

Karen is a Certified Practice Manager with many years’ experience in dental practice management, including five years running a large, multi-site specialist dental practice. During her time at the Australian Dental Association NSW, Karen provided support to members preparing for the rollout of dental accreditation. This coupled with her experience as the Senior Operations Manager at PracticeHub, Karen is well placed to share her knowledge and experience of systems and processes. Karen is a Fellow of the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM).

Anna-Maria Gibb
Anna-Maria Gibb
Senior Product Manager, PracticeHub

Anna-Maria Gibb is the original co-creator of MyPracticeManual, now PracticeHub. She is passionate about helping healthcare organisations minimise risk and run more efficiently using better business management systems and processes. Anna-Maria has a background in practice management and qualifications in business and adult education. She regularly presents on business systems and processes. As senior product manager, Anna-Maria focuses on understanding client needs to improve and extend the PracticeHub platform.

About PracticeHub

PracticeHub is a simpler, safer and more efficient way to manage a quality general practice. We have developed our Practice Operations Software to simplify practice management, with a suite of integrated applications and complementary services that puts you in control so that nothing falls between the cracks.

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