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Virtual Strategies: Planning for Future Closures

By |2021-02-09T19:54:03+00:00May 29th, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices|

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 |2021-02-09T19:54:35+00:00May 22nd, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices, Thought Leadership|

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 |2021-02-09T19:55:19+00:00May 5th, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices, Thought Leadership|

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 |2021-02-09T19:55:47+00:00May 1st, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices, Thought Leadership|

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

Keeping your Patients and Practice Connected

By |2021-02-09T19:56:34+00:00April 21st, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices, Thought Leadership|

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 |2021-02-09T19:56:51+00:00April 17th, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices|

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

Opportunity within Crisis – Wellness of your Practice, Team, and Self

By |2021-02-09T19:57:26+00:00April 14th, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices, Corus Culture|

Author: Jordan de Burgh Whyte, Corus Teammate The COVID-19 Crisis has been a challenging time for everyone to navigate. Corus started this year excited about new beginnings and the opportunities that 2020 would bring. Despite these challenges, we’re continuing to use this time as an opportunity to reflect and develop all areas of our business,

Virtual and Remote Clinic Scheduling Solutions

By |2021-02-09T19:58:08+00:00April 8th, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices|

Author: Travis Beamish, Director of Operations, Corus Orthodontists Virtual and Remote Clinic Scheduling Solutions: In the weeks following our clinic closures, our leadership team and practice network have learned many lessons in the pursuit of providing treatment advice without a physical office. This shared crisis has created an opportunity for Corus Orthodontists to develop a

No More Bricks and Mortar – Remote and Virtual Care

By |2021-02-09T19:58:38+00:00April 3rd, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices, Thought Leadership|

Author: Paul Helpard, CEO, Corus Orthodontists Providing care when you can’t be there It has been over two weeks since many of our clinics closed their doors. This quickly prompted our team to consider how to manage one of the most fundamental elements of our industry: current and future patient appointments. When the Corus team

Put your mask on and Buckle Up

By |2021-02-09T19:58:55+00:00March 31st, 2020|All Posts, Best Practices|

Author: Paul Helpard, CEO, Corus Orthodontists Put your mask on and Buckle Up The world we knew has been disrupted. Thankfully, we have the good fortune of living in a time of mass communication, advanced health care and a stable food chain. Our public health authorities and governments have been adapting day-by-day and sometimes hour-by-hour