Step 1 is to prevent a HIPAA breach. But if a breach is discovered, do you know the steps you are legally required to take? Learn more in this post.
Planning & risk assessment is important for all parts of life, but when it comes to contingency planning for dentists, it’s the law. Read this post to learn what’s required.
Learn the three essential systems that need to be in place to prevent downtime & work towards HIPAA Compliance, and how to implement them in your practice.
Reviewing the most popular business backup solutions: Tape (LTO), Disk (HDD/SSD), and the Cloud. Weighing factors such as: Initial Investment, Maintenance Cost, Expandability, Accessibility, Sensitivity, and Ideal Uses.
Is your data safe from a natural disaster? The small amount of time it takes to adopt a disaster recovery plan pales in comparison to the weeks and months it can take to recover from serious data loss. Read this post for three ways to help avoid data loss due to a Natural Disaster.
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.
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.