These 5 stories were the most popular on Dentistâ€™s Money Digest last week.
HIPAA Violations: Taking a Proactive Approach to Guard Against Them: “Dentists have an equal obligation to maintain privacy and security of their patients’ dental records,” says Julia Hesse, a partner at Choate Hall & Stewart Health Care.
2. Study: Nursing Home Patients Are Skipping Dental Care, Even When It's Free: This study looked at about 2,500 patients at one New York assisted-living facility between 2008 and 2012.
3. A Reading List for Increasing Your Financial Literacy: There’s great information out there, but where do you start?
4. Manhattan Food Finds: More than Conventional Eats: If you’re attending the Greater New York Dental Meeting this week, you’ll probably work up an appetite. The following options cover all budgets and tastes.
5. One Dentist's Journey from Practitioner to Practice Owner: “I like challenges,” said Josephine Chang Pallotto, DDS. “And I actually enjoy learning something new every day. Even when I make mistakes I admit it wholeheartedly to my team, and I make it known that we’re all learning and nobody is perfect."
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