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How dental EHRs can streamline referral processes
How dental EHRs can streamline referral processesCoordinating with outside specialists or referrals can be complicated and cumbersome—but EHRs could make it easier.
Aspida Recovery and the cruciality of data backups
Aspida Recovery and the cruciality of data backupsHaving a backup system like Aspida Recovery can be critical in saving your practice in the event of a disaster.
How encryption could be your get-out-of-jail-free card
How encryption could be your get-out-of-jail-free cardHaving to declare a data breach can be devastating for a practice—so it’s critical to take the appropriate preventative measures in advance.
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.
Why cybersecurity is critical for dental practices
Why cybersecurity is critical for dental practicesProtecting your data is becoming more and more crucial, and two-factor authentication can be the first step in your line of defense
17 technologies to embrace in 2017
17 technologies to embrace in 2017Dental Products Report explores the technologies dental professionals need to know in the coming year.
A new approach to risk analysis in the dental practice
A new approach to risk analysis in the dental practiceSimply performing an online risk analysis may not be enough to properly protect your dental practice.
The importance of security in dentistry
The importance of security in dentistryThe threats are changing, making security all the more important in the dental practice.
9 things you need to know about ransomeware
9 things you need to know about ransomewareRansomware, or cryptoviruses, are a type of computer virus that infect your computers and lock your critical data files. The following is a short FAQ about these viruses and why you need to worry.
Why software patch management is critical in the dental practice
Why software patch management is critical in the dental practiceIn previous articles in this series, we have explored many of the HIPAA rules and regulations that affect dental practices. While many of these involves areas familiar to dentists, such as data backup and antivirus software, a number are less well-known, but just as critical. One of this is something called patch management.