Patient Privacy & Security

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?
7 ways to avoid becoming a HIPAA horror story
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?
NYSDA endorses iCoreExchange HIPAA-compliant message exchange
NYSDA endorses iCoreExchange HIPAA-compliant message exchangeThe New York State Dental Association has announced that iCoreExchange is the preferred HIPAA-compliant email program for its members.
How to evaluate HIPAA compliance in your dental practice
How to evaluate HIPAA compliance in your dental practiceBeing 100-percent HIPAA compliant may be impossible, but risk assessment and management plans can save you from hefty violation fines.
Smart Training introduces Essentials compliance package
Smart Training introduces Essentials compliance packageThe platform is said to be the first DIY compliance solution for dental practices.
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.