Patient Privacy & Security

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.
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.
How to avoid HIPAA penalties with a Security Risk Assessment
How to avoid HIPAA penalties with a Security Risk AssessmentA Security Risk Assessment could save your dental practice from major repercussions and financial penalties in the event of a HIPAA violation.