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Gaidge Announces New Software Release
Data solutions company Gaidge recently announced the release of Gaidge 2.0 software. The company has completely rebuilt the platform and reports an improved user experience and more flexible interface to support future development.

Gaidge is a cloud-based business analytics software custom-built for orthodontic practices. The program offers its users comprehensive analysis and seamless, automated access to their practice’s KPIs. With more than 80 available metrics and 35 visual reports, the management tool provides business intelligence dashboards, functional performance detail, benchmarking and practice performance comparisons.

The latest release of the software has been enhanced with a modern design, a simplified, more intuitive navigation, and several new features. Gaidge 2.0 was designed to provide a fresh, easy-to-navigate, easy-to-comprehend software. The new platform features greater visibility to practice goal achievement and users will find a new color-coding system intended to reduce cognitive processing and make information easier to understand in a snapshot.

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AAO Forms Exclusive Endorsement Agreement with Black Talon Security
Black Talon Security, a provider of cybersecurity solutions for the dental market, has received an exclusive endorsement to provide advanced cybersecurity, HIPAA compliance and PCI solutions to the members of the American Association of Orthodontists to protect their critical infrastructure and patient records from cyberattacks. The AAO represents approximately 19,000?orthodontists.

According to Black Talon Security, the health care security landscape is rapidly changing, and businesses and practices are being targeted by cyber criminals to exploit electronic protected health information for the use of identity theft, ransom and blackmail.

With cyberattacks on the rise, AAO CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon says the organization wants to ensure its members have a trusted resource for addressing these concerns as well as other challenges they may face regarding HIPAA and payment card industry compliance. In working with Black Talon, the AAO believes it is offering its members an exclusive service that will work to protect their patients and their business.

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Midmark Expands Imaging Solutions Portfolio with True Definition Scanner
Midmark, a dental solutions provider, announced it has acquired the True Definition intraoral scanner platform from 3M. The acquisition expands Midmark’s growing portfolio of imaging solutions and its digital imaging ecosystem for the dental marketplace in the United States and Canada.

The Midmark Mobile True Definition Scanner employs technology similar to the motion-capture effects of Hollywood, making it accurate and easy to use. It operates solely on a tablet and features one of the smallest wands on the market. Midmark plans to further enhance the technology and says the company will ensure a seamless transition for more than 1,000 current customers of True Definition in the U.S. and Canada.

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