Patient Privacy & Security

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.
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.
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
Top 10 tech trends that will define 2017
Top 10 tech trends that will define 2017Dr. John Flucke shares his views on what will be the Top 10 defining dental tech trends of 2017.
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.
Applying all-in-one MacPractice DDS in your practice
Applying all-in-one MacPractice DDS in your practiceMacPractice’s ‘all-in-one’ dental software is said to feature best-in-class billing, next-generation charting, digital imaging, EDR, reputation marketing, online patient registration, online scheduling reputation marketing that works, secure messaging, network fax and more.
8 steps for a successful HIPAA compliance plan
8 steps for a successful HIPAA compliance planFollowing these eight steps can help ensure your dental practice is HIPAA compliant.