There is a HUGE opportunity for Apple in dentistry. Most major Dental Practice Management and Imaging Software Platforms are pc-based, closed source, bulky and require huge capital expense for in-office hardware, software and ongoing maintenance. Two Henry Schein (NYSE) subsidaries, Dentrix and EZDental, are examples.
We are developing 1dentist Software to offer lean, Open Source Cloud Computing and SaaS. Our early data shows significant interest from dentists within our 500 dentistry urls worldwide at 1dentist.com.
And even Kodak should refocus on open source digital medical and dental imaging, e.g. CT, MRI, x-ray and photography. Dexis (Danaher) currently has significant market share of dental imaging and is closed source.Apple, Epic Systems, Fraser Edward, hospitals, Medicine, Research in Motion, RIM, root canal treatment, Smart Phones
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This post was written by Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman