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Monday
Nov242014

Washington Insurance Commissioner Approves LifeMap's Dollar-based Dental Plan

We are happy to announce that LifeMap's Dollar Based Dental product for groups was approved by Washington's Office of Insurance Commissioner. Now the real work begins to get this innovative dental plan out to employers in Washington. Look for Dollar Based Dental to hit the market sometime in Q1 of 2015. WSDA members will receive information on how they can help promote this product to patients and HR decision makers in the near future. Thank you to all those WSDA members who helped shape and develop this product!

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Friday
Nov212014

Spokane-Area Dentists Deliver Education to Thousands of Area Children

Spokane Teeth Week was October 18-24, and many WSDA members pitched in to make the event a success, including Drs. Sue Weishaar, Nick Velis, Ashley Ulmer, Brad Shern, Randy Stephens, Lisa Ellingsen, Amir Ganji, Chris Herzog, Jonathan Judd, Joshua Johnson, and the EWU Dept. of Dental Hygiene! Many of those involved brought their staff in too — like Dr. Ulmer, pictured above.

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Thursday
Nov202014

VIRUS WARNING: DENTIST PRACTICES COULD BE TARGETED

The hackers who created Crypto Locker appear to be targeting dental practices. Apparently, as many as nine practices in Seattle have been infected in the last two days. The "Ransom Ware" is installed by clicking on a link or opening an attachment in an email. It then encrypts everything on the computer. It spreads by utilizing the way your practice management system communicates, and can infect every computer in the office. They then require a $500 per machine ransom be paid to un-encrypt everything.

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Thursday
Nov202014

WSDA Academy

The 2014 WSDA Academy schedule is winding down but there is still a chance to catch a free CE course! The following courses have availablilty:

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