The IDS Checkup Blog

Hello! We’re the IDS team, the people behind the business theming giant that is Imagination Design Studios. However, we’re not just about cool office decor, we’ve got news, stories, design inspiration, advice about marketing, and more.

Do You Have a Media Consent Form for Your Office?

September 7, 2022
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was created to protect sensitive patient health information from being disclosed without the patient’s consent or knowledge. HIPAA was created many years before social platforms became the omnipresent media giant it is today. As a result, there are no specific rules outlining social media use. […]
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Do You Have a Media Consent Form for Your Office?

September 7, 2022
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was created to protect sensitive patient health information from being disclosed without the patient’s consent or knowledge. HIPAA was created many years before social platforms became the omnipresent media giant it is today. As a result, there are no specific rules outlining social media use. […]
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Interview with Dr. Bryan Morgan

August 23, 2022
Striving to offer his patients the highest level of care possible, follow along as we touch base on how Dr. Bryan Morgan accomplishes this goal with IDS theming. Dr. Morgan owns and has themed two offices through our team, Children’s Dentistry of Manatee and Children’s Dentistry of Lakewood Ranch. His interview touches on the impact […]
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Spotlight on Bayou Themed Decor for Your Office

August 24, 2022
The swampy marshlands of Louisiana and the subtropical everglades of Florida are inspiring landscapes. From crawfish to alligators and cypress trees to cattails, the bayou is mysterious and whimsical with an exciting cast of characters and scenery – so it’s no surprise it’s been one of our most popular themes over the years! Let’s review […]
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The Benefits of Theming for DSOs

June 6, 2022
Dental Support Organizations (DSO) and Dental Group Practices are built by hard-working professionals who have established reliable partnerships to grow their business nationwide. They own and operate anywhere from 10 to 1000 dental practices. Resourcefulness and efficiency are at the core of these organizations’ models – providing management and marketing support so location staff can […]
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How to Attract Staff to Your Dental Practice… and Keep Them!

July 27, 2022
Pandemic-induced life changes have promoted a work-life balance reset for many, leading to media reports of a ‘great resignation.’ – World Economic Forum Is your dental office set up to grow with this mentality and cultivate a space that will draw in the best of the best to join your team and stick by your […]
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Interview with Dr. Julie Russo – Building Her Dream Office

April 25, 2022
Today we’re talking to Dr. Julie Russo, pediatric dentist and owner of Clermont Pediatric Dentistry in Florida. She has a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and attended Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Back in 2014 IDS fabricated and installed safari theming in her office and outfitted her company vehicle. Dive into our follow-up […]
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Interview with Dr. Alexandra Jensen – Joining a Themed Office

April 25, 2022
Our team got together with Dr. Alexandra Jensen, a partner and dentist at Clermont Pediatric Dentistry in Florida. Dr. Jensen holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and received her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. The IDS team installed safari theming throughout the Clermont clinic back in 2014 ­– Dr. […]
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Spotlight on Dinosaur Themed Decor

April 26, 2022
Travel back to the Land Before Time when you walk through your office doors. With dinosaur themed decor you can embark on a pre-historic adventure with a wooly mammoth, a triceratops, or maybe a brontosaurus! Adding dinosaur themed decor to your space will add action, adventure, and mystery to your medical or dental office, childcare […]
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Optimize Your Healthcare Facilities for Patient Acquisition

April 7, 2022
Convincing new patients to choose you for their care is a journey – a journey that starts with the patient’s first appointment and develops through a series of good experiences with your clinic. Those positive results will typically point back to how well your office is optimized for patient acquisition. That’s no small feat. These […]
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How Exterior Theming Can Draw in Visitors to Your Attraction

April 7, 2022
You know that little saying… don’t judge a book by its cover? What if I told you that is exactly what you want your customers to do. In other words, when your guests pull up to your business you want them to be impressed with your building and have a good idea of how you […]
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What Does Your Reception and Lobby Say to Guests?

March 31, 2022
What do you look at when you walk into someone’s home? Is it the flooring, the paint, the artwork? What you are doing in those moments is making a judgment on the space you’ve entered and how you feel in it. As a hospitality provider, you are hosting your guests’ home away from home. They […]
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Top 7 Interactive Waiting Room Ideas

March 28, 2022
We have seen a shift in how people place value on a service – where once people were only concerned with how effective their treatment was, now they are concerned with how fun or enjoyable their experience in your care was as well. As a business owner, you see the value in the services you […]
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