patient privacy

8 ways to keep your practice HIPAA compliant
8 ways to keep your practice HIPAA compliantKeeping your patients' data safe should be a top priority. Here's how to do it.
12 steps for creating a HIPAA compliance plan
12 steps for creating a HIPAA compliance planCreating an effective HIPAA compliance and cybersecurity plan can be the key to your practice’s success.
9 ways to avoid cyber attacks
9 ways to avoid cyber attacksWhat you need to know about the most common types of cyber attacks — and how you can avoid them.
How to use apps to improve efficiency and security in the dental practice: Part 2
How to use apps to improve efficiency and security in the dental practice: Part 2In part two of a two-part series, explore several apps and security measures you should consider to simplify your day-to-day.
7 ways to avoid becoming a HIPAA horror storyYou've heard the terrifying stories of HIPAA-compliance failures and the havoc they can cause for a practice... but how can you ensure it doesn't happen to you?
How to ensure your email is HIPAA compliant
How to ensure your email is HIPAA compliantThis month, in part two of a two-part series, Dr. Shuman continues his conversation with Robert McDermott, president and CEO of iCoreConnect, on the topic of HIPAA compliance and electronic protected health information (ePHI). This column provides greater depth on the required safeguards for HIPAA-compliant management of ePHI, as well as the relative security of cloud-based systems for the dental office.
How to protect your practice with encryption
How to protect your practice with encryptionEncryption may not be required by HIPAA rules, but just because you don’t have to, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t.
Why a BAA is critical for dental practices
Why a BAA is critical for dental practicesWhat's a BAA, and why is it so important for your dental practice? Dr. Lorne Lavine explores why this document could be crucial to HIPAA compliance.
Stage 3 EHR incentive meaningful use proposal will affect dentists

A recent proposal for certification requirements for Stage 3 Meaningful Use is meant to address the complexity of the program.

HIPAA compliance and digital photography with personal mobile devices

As technology continues to provide unparalleled advances and innovation, dental practices continue to change their methods for performing treatments, maintaining patient records and communication.