METAIRIE, La., Aug. 28 OrthoSynetics(TM), the largestprovider of business services to orthodontic and dental practices worldwide,has hired Susan McElvy as director of practice enhancement consulting.
"Our dedicated team of practice enhancement consultants are on the frontline of serving our doctors to help them develop and grow their practices,"said Chris Roussos, president and CEO of OrthoSynetics(TM). "Susan's industryexperience will be invaluable as she helps lead this team of consultants toprovide top-notch service to our doctors."
McElvy has more than sixteen years of experience in the orthodonticprofession. She began her career with a renowned orthodontist in Winter Park,Florida, and has worked and trained every facet of the orthodontic practice.She previously served as director of training and implementation forKodak/Practice Works, the largest practice management software company in theworld. Her division housed more than ten software products. McElvy built andmanaged a team of 35 trainers and four administrative positions. She wasresponsible for coordinating the sales, implementation, training and supportof the practice management product line.
Later, McElvy became the director of operations for an internationalsoftware company, taking the company from a small software company to one ofthe leading, most cutting edge products in our industry. For the past fewyears, she has been the president of her own successful consulting company,specializing in turning around businesses, streamlining companies for maximumefficiency and creating a powerful team environment.
"My experience working at all levels of the orthodontic industry gives mea firsthand appreciation for doctors' needs, and will serve me well as we aimto provide unparalleled service to our customers," said McElvy. "I am excitedto work with OrthoSynetics and their doctors to maximize the success andgrowth of their practices."
OrthoSynetics(TM) is an orthodontic practice services firm that managesthe business and marketing functions of orthodontics practices, includingadvertising, payroll processing, financial reporting, purchasing, technicalsupport and patient financial services. The company currently serves about350 Orthodontic Practice locations.