SEATTLE, WA and AMES, IA – May 5, 2012 Sesame Communications, the leading provider of online patient communication and engagement tools for the orthodontic industry, and Ortho2, the largest independently owned provider of comprehensive orthodontic practice management and imaging systems, today announced a data sharing partnership.
Sesame Communications will obtain patient data from Ortho2’s Edge™ system to bring the full suite of Sesame services to Ortho2 cloud based customers. Sesame has a long history of providing patient communications to customers on other Ortho2 platforms and the addition of the Edge system to that list ensures customers can stay current with the latest Ortho2 technology while still utilizing all the Sesame services they are accustomed to.
“We are thrilled to be expanding our collaboration with Ortho2,” said Diana Friedman, Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Communications. “This partnership allows us to bring convenience and reliability to our shared customers, ensuring they always have the latest technologies without constant hardware upgrades.”
Sesame’s patient connection platform features a robust patient portal with integrated automated reminders, surveys, online payment options, interactive treatment imagery, health history forms, and more. Orthodontists can access their Sesame 24-7™ centralized dashboard to view the performance of their digital marketing efforts and real-time patient analytics, enabling doctors to monitor the health and performance of their practice to make informed decisions to help boost profitability, increase patient satisfaction, multiply referrals and improve productivity.
“Ortho2 is pleased to make Sesame Communications available to our growing Edge customer base,” said Amy Schmidt, Director of Marketing and Corporate Relations of Ortho2. “The complimentary cloud-based technologies provide an excellent integration between products.”
Edge delivers the ideal all-encompassing practice management and imaging system with robust features, unmatched capabilities, and integrated programs—all supported by their top-notch customer service team. Edge features private, secure cloud computing with off-site data hosting, innovative imaging, appointment reminders, patient education animations, online account access, and more. Discover a world of efficiency, profitability, and innovation in your practice with Edge.