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So far Corus Orthodontists has created 15 blog entries.

Why I joined Corus Orthodontists

By |2020-07-31T14:17:32+00:00July 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Author: Dr. Cory Liss, Corus Orthodontists My decision to join Corus was centered on a belief that there had to be a better way. A better way to continue to practice the profession I love, a better way to contribute. and when I’m ready, a better way to exit. Our profession is undergoing tremendous change

Corus Orthodontists- A new twist on the DSO model

By |2020-07-02T20:12:12+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Author: Dr. Paul J. Helpard, CEO, Corus Orthodontists A Brief Background on the Traditional Dental Support Organization The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) defines a Dental Support Organization (DSO) as an organization that ‘contracts with dental practices to provide critical business management and support, including non-clinical operations.’ Support typically includes human resources, marketing, IT,

The Power of Practice Partnerships

By |2020-06-16T17:01:20+00:00June 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Dr. Paul J. Helpard, CEO, Corus Orthodontists Albert Einstein once wrote that ‘in the midst of every crisis lies great opportunity,’ and during the COVID-19 pandemic period, we’ve experienced that lesson firsthand at Corus. Closing a business six months after inception for an extended period would not be a strategy recommended in any MBA program.

Virtual Strategies: Planning for Future Closures

By |2020-06-17T20:52:42+00:00May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Author: Dr. Warren Cohen, Director, Corus Orthodontists The world has been effectively shut down like never before and the past several months have been trying times for us all. During this period orthodontic practices everywhere have found new ways to care for patients remotely out of necessity. Upon re-opening, offices are now faced with stringent

Corus COVID-19 Take-Aways: Lessons of a Crisis

By |2020-06-17T20:53:09+00:00May 22nd, 2020|COVID19|

Author: Brett Laschinger, COO, Corus Orthodontists Anyone in a position of leadership through this shared crisis will emerge from the experience forever changed in how they perceive their professional role and the health of their organization. Undoubtably, this unprecedented pandemic will be studied by generations of future leaders in business and public policy around the

Financial Forecasting – Returning from Covid-19 – Part II

By |2020-06-17T20:54:41+00:00May 5th, 2020|Corus Orthodontists, COVID19|

Author: Nick Korhonen, CFO, Corus Orthodontists Staffing Costs With a return to normal operations, you will be looking to bring your laid off employees and remaining work team back to a full-time schedule.  Some items to keep in mind as you develop your return to work staffing plan should include: Due to the reduced patient

Financial Forecasting – Returning from Covid-19

By |2020-06-17T20:54:08+00:00May 1st, 2020|COVID19|

Author: Nick Korhonen, CFO, Corus Orthodontists April has come and gone, and we are now entering our seventh week of practice closures due to Covid-19. Over the last seven weeks, many of us have changed our practice finance approach by shifting to focus on short-term financial needs so we can ensure fiscal viability. Trends indicate

Supporting mental wellness on our teams

By |2020-04-28T20:12:20+00:00April 28th, 2020|Corus Orthodontists|

At Corus, we have made it a universal best practice to check in with our teams routinely in unique and safe ways during our physical office closure. We have also developed integrated virtual care platforms to stay connected with our patients and communities. See our previous blog post for details: Even with all of

Keeping your Patients and Practice Connected

By |2020-04-21T21:20:28+00:00April 21st, 2020|Corus Orthodontists|

April 21, 2020 Tracey Hendler for Corus Orthodontists As social isolation and working from home practices continue, we have shifted our workforce from an in-office model to one that is entirely remote. While this sudden and unexpected change has been jarring, we are grateful for the amazing technological tools at our disposal to help manage

Long Term Office Closure Protocol

By |2020-05-08T13:48:49+00:00April 17th, 2020|COVID19|

Don’t Forget to Feed the Fish: Long Term Office Closure Protocol By Dr. Cory Liss, Certified Orthodontic Specialist By now it’s been over 4 weeks since we announced the closure of our clinics to routine inpatient care. Most regulatory bodies had yet to issue any recommendations to suspend non-emergency care, but our team felt it