Aspen Dental Selects Viva Learning™ for Online CE Platform and Content

Monday, August 22, 2011

Learn HealthSci Inc. announced today that Aspen Dental, one of the largest and fastest-growing networks of dental care providers in the U.S., has signed a multi-year agreement to use the Viva Learning™ LMS (learning management system) and content for the new Aspen Dental Viva Learning website. The customized website will deliver timely and clinically relevant dental continuing education (live and on-demand webinars) and product training to the entire Aspen Dental network, reaching more than 300 dental practices in 22 states. Interactive and self-study dental CE credit will be available through DenTrek, an approved ADA CERP provider.

“We are very excited to work with Aspen Dental and thankful to Henry Schein, GC America and other key dental industry partners for their support of this continuing education initiative,” says Dr. Philip Klein, CEO of Learn HealthSci. “We look forward to expanding the Viva Learning™ network as we provide Aspen Dental providers with an ongoing line-up of diversified CE webinars—presented by world-class dental speakers—and our extensive library of DenTrek product training modules.”

“The Aspen Dental Viva Learning partnership will help drive innovation and growth throughout the Aspen Dental network supporting our goal of continued professional development,” says David Sokolowski, Managing Director of Training and Development, Aspen Dental Management, Inc.

“After reviewing several e-learning systems, platforms and companies,” says Thomas O’Toole, Director of Purchasing, ‘Viva Learning™ was able to provide us with solid options and solutions, including its state-of-the-art LMS, webinar technology and 3D module production capabilities. We look forward to working with Dr. Philip Klein, benefiting from his extensive dental expertise and pre-established relationships with many of our Partner-Vendors.”

“Henry Schein is pleased to be a sponsor of the Aspen Dental Viva Learning initiative and is confident that it will complement Aspen’s ongoing commitment toward the professional development of its team,” says Hal Muller, President of Henry Schein Special Markets.

The Viva Learning™ package includes all phases of professional online education including content and website management, live online support, speaker training as well as a comprehensive learning management system. Live webinars allow online attendees to interact with the speaker through polling and Q&A. Presentations are highly interactive and include voice-over, slides and streaming video. Viva Learning™ continues to gain popularity among dental professionals worldwide.

About Learn HealthSci Inc.

Founded in 1999 (one of the first Internet-based learning companies), Learn HealthSci Inc. offers a complete outsourced solution for the production of e-learning content and the development, management and hosting of enterprise-level e-learning websites for corporate clients.

Our online products offer a myriad of automated tasks that streamline the entire training process, designed to make your online training initiatives cost-effective and easy-to-manage.

Ideal for any size company or organization, our e-learning websites offer all the tools you need to transform classroom or paper-based training programs into a user-friendly online knowledge resource that allows users to go beyond a training event and continue with performance. Learn HealthSci provides cost-effective e-learning solutions to medium and large size companies, many of which are in the Fortune 500.

About Aspen Dental

One of the largest and fastest-growing networks of dental care providers in the U.S., Aspen Dental practices are committed to providing patients with affordable, high-quality care. With more than 300 locations in 22 states, each Aspen Dental practice is accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), which means that dental professionals and staff at each location are committed to meeting certain patient satisfaction standards and making a good faith effort to resolve any and all consumer complaints.

In 2010, Aspen Dental practices recorded nearly 1.9 million patient visits, including visits from more than 422,000 new patients.

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