electronic health records

Can email really be HIPAA compliant?
Can email really be HIPAA compliant?In part one of a two-part series, Dr. Lou Shuman and Robert McDermott discuss if email can satisfy HIPAA regulations—and how you can ensure electronic protected health information remains secure.
The benefits of EHR in group practice
The benefits of EHR in group practiceEHRs can play a positive role in group practices in more ways than one.
The Cloud is here... but some software vendors refuse to change
The Cloud is here... but some software vendors refuse to changeWhile dental practices are embracing The Cloud, some software vendors aren't open to making the change.
State technology subsidies: Dentistry’s best-kept secret
State technology subsidies: Dentistry’s best-kept secretWhy would a five-provider dental practice throw away over $300,000 in state subsidies that they were eligible to receive? Probably because they weren't aware of a federal program administered by individual states that has been around for five years now and has distributed over $30 billion to mostly medical practices while many dental practices have stood on the sideline.
What dental professionals need to know about the EHR Incentive Payment program
What dental professionals need to know about the EHR Incentive Payment programI recently sat down with Mike Uretz, EHR editor for Dental Products Report and founder of both DentalSoftwareAdvisor.com and DentalSoftwareCompare.com. During our interview, Uretz discussed three very important points.
3 critical reasons your dental practice should be using encrypted email
3 critical reasons your dental practice should be using encrypted emailShould offices be using an encrypted email system to send patient information? Here are three reasons why, if dental practices want to avoid costly HIPAA violations.
Is it time to switch software vendors?
Is it time to switch software vendors?We are in the midst of a revolution in the dental software industry that is dictating the way groups and practices run their operations and do business. Some of these changes include software certification testing, advanced clinical and EHR features, cloud technology, better imaging integration, improved cash flow and risk reduction, higher levels of security and more advanced technology platforms.
New online tool helps practices evaluate dental EHR vendors
New online tool helps practices evaluate dental EHR vendorsThe new online interface lets practices compare and evaluate EHR programs to determine the right fit.
6 myths and facts about electronic health records
6 myths and facts about electronic health recordsHaving spent my entire career in dentistry; different roles and responsibilities have allowed me to develop an appreciation of all areas of the dental practice and see how everyone must work together to create a both a positive working environment and patient experience.
Cloud-based dental imaging heats upThe benefits of cloud-based imaging range from mobile access of images to a standard image format (DICOM) for transferring images to a secure portal in which to share images with referrals and members of the care team.