SEATTLE, WA — December 30, 2013 — Sesame Communications, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions to help dental practices accelerate new patient acquisition and build patient loyalty, announced today that Dental Sesame, a solution within its award-winning Sesame 24-7™ Patient Engagement Management System, is certified as Dentrix G5 Connected. Practices using Dental Sesame can automatically confirm patient appointments back to Dentrix G5 and update appointment confirmation status responses received from patients.
Dental Sesame helps dental care providers foster a loyal patient community that keep appointments, pay bills on time and refer friends and family to the practice. The Dentrix G5 Connected version makes it even easier for Dentrix practices to keep track of appointment confirmation status and optimize production schedules.
“Automated appointment reminders are a core component of Dental Sesame. The integration with Dentrix G5 makes it even easier to track and manage schedule adherence,” said Diana P. Friedman, President and CEO of Sesame Communications. “We are honored to be part of the Dentrix Connected Program and the benefit it brings to our valued dental care provider Members.”
“The Dentrix G5 Connected version of Sesame helps our joint customers better manage and optimize production schedules,” said Kevin Bunker, President at Henry Schein North America Dental Practice Solutions. “Dentrix G5 integration with leading providers such as Sesame Communications demonstrates the benefits of Dentrix as a platform that connects office technology and simplifies practice management.”
About Sesame Communications
Sesame Communications helps dental and orthodontic practices harness the power of the Internet to accelerate new patient acquisition and transform the patient experience. The company supports thousands of practices in their efforts to grow and thrive in the digital age. The Sesame 24-7 platform provides an end-to-end, HIPAA-compliant system tailored to the unique and specific needs of dentistry. An Inc. 500|5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ company, Sesame is recognized as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States.
About Henry Schein
Henry Schein, Inc. is the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs nearly 16,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than 775,000 customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 96,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 110,000 additional products available as special-order items.
The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 24 countries. The Company’s sales reached a record $8.9 billion in 2012, and have grown at a compound annual rate of 17% since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.
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