Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many dentists have turned to teledentistry to stay connected with patients while practicing social distancing; providing consultation, evaluation and next step actions. But as with any new technology, teledentistry brings about new questions. Healthcare risk management and compliance expert, Linda Harvey, RDH, shares her expertise in assuring the teledentistry technology you choose for your practice is compliant with HIPAA rules and keeps the privacy and security of your patients intact.
Of the major threats that we see our customers presently facing, the most damaging of them is a breach of patient records. Unlike the cyber attacks that we read about regularly that center on elaborate, well-planned attacks perpetrated by a team of cyber criminals with […]
As I speak with dentists and team members across the country, I am surprised at the large numbers of people who don’t appreciate the potential for serious consequences to their practice from not being aware of and in compliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security […]
We’ve discussed online scams before on Off the Cusp, and this author is routinely amazed at the variety, creativity and temerity of the swindles bad guys pull off. Here is another to add to the list: tech support scams. Though most security experts have known […]
There is a good chance that you, reader of Off the Cusp, are accessing this blog from a so-called “smart” device – that is, an Internet-connected mobile phone or portable tablet computer. It is likely that these devices are never far from your reach. It […]