Summary: Zimbis and Open Dental have successfully integrated their software, combining inventory management with patient care operations to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and cost savings for dental practices.

Key Takeaways:

  • The integration enables real-time inventory management, automated supply replenishment, and advanced controlled substance management, improving operational efficiency and regulatory compliance.
  • Dental practices benefit from enhanced analytics and improved workflow, aligning with Open Dental’s vision of community-driven innovation.

Zimbis, provider of inventory management solutions, together with Open Dental announced the successful completion of their software integration. This integration combines inventory control with patient care operations.

Optimizing Dental Clinic Operations

The integration between Zimbis Smart Inventory Cabinets and Open Dental’s software platform is designed to optimize the day-to-day operations of dental clinics by automating inventory tasks, improving workflow, and reducing operational costs.

“We are proud to announce the successful integration with Open Dental, which is a major leap forward in our mission to innovate and streamline inventory management for healthcare providers,” said Louis Visser, DDS, the president of Zimbis. This integration is designed to empower dental practices to achieve higher operational efficiency and cost savings.”

Key Features of the Integration

  • Real-time Inventory Management: Open Dental practices can now manage their inventory in real-time directly through Zimbis’ interface, enhancing efficiency and accuracy.
  • Advanced Controlled Substance Management: Dentists using controlled drugs in-house will see significant time savings and security improvements thanks to Zimbis’ unique double-locked containers and automated, DEA-compliant transaction logging.
  • Automated Supply Replenishment: The system is equipped to automatically reorder depleted stocks, ensuring that dental practices never run low on essential supplies.
  • Enhanced Analytics: With integrated software, practices can access detailed analytics on inventory usage, helping to make informed decisions about stock levels and control expenses.
  • Improved Regulatory Compliance: Zimbis together with Open Dental will help practices stay compliant with industry regulations by providing accurate and timely documentation of FDA-mandated implant lot numbers and narcotics logs.

“We were happy to work with Zimbis on the integration to bring their inventory management solution to the Open Dental ecosystem,” said Mark Johnson, vice president of development for Open Dental. “This collaboration aligns perfectly with our vision of community-driven innovation built around the Open Dental platform.”