HIPAA

HIPAA Compliance and Open Dental Software

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that provides protection for patients’ health information and how it is handled by those who provide healthcare. Following HIPAA guidelines helps protect PHI and your organization. Businesses that fail to do so may be responsible for consequences, including fines, if data is compromised. In this post, we’ll discuss your responsibility for HIPAA compliance, the definition of PHI, and using the built-in tools in Open Dental for HIPAA-compliant use of the software.

Tips and Tricks

Tips & Tricks #8

In this tips & tricks post, find out what to do if employees are clocking in but nothing’s showing up (you can’t see your current pay period), how to close out the month in Open Dental, and the process for opening next year in your schedule.

collections

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Collections Agency

How you manage your Accounts Receivable is critical to the success of your practice. Many practices successfully outsource their collection efforts to a third-party, but how do you choose the right one? Read this post to make sure you’re vetting any potential agency with the right questions, and discover how the new Open Dental and TSI Collections Interface can ensure your cash flow is maximized and your practice is protected!

Cloud Hosting Open Dental is Secure, HIPAA Compliant and Easy with DentalTek

Dentists across the country are moving to the Cloud. The Cloud is the next important practice technology, as it gives practices the ability to work remotely, and has built-in security benefits. Now there is an easy, effective way to have your Open Dental in the Cloud. DentalTek provides a safe, HIPAA compliant environment for your patient data, giving you and your staff instant access from anywhere in the world.