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Posted 3/20/2017 by OSHA HIPAA Coach in ARE YOU HIP TO THE NEW INVASIVE HIPAA AUDITS of 2016?   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 107
HIPAA Audits:  BRING IT! Successful Actions Every Dental Office Needs to Take  To Be in Control of their HIPAA Compliance
With the new wave of , (that began in November 2016 and are still running strong in 2017), most dental offices don’t know where to start to streamline their efforts. Turning the other cheek to this big, bold requirement won’t make it go away. And burying your head-in-the-sand will only...Read More
Posted 5/12/2016 by OpenADentalOffice in How To Open A Dental Office   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 154
Hear the New Compliance Trends – OSHA & HIPAA expert advice for private practice owners
Hear the New Compliance Trends – OSHA & HIPAA expe What parts of OSHA and HIPAA actually matter to private practice owners? There are key portions of compliance you must be aware of in today’s...Read More
Posted 1/25/2016 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 88
Responding to OSHA Requests
Initial informal phone calls are becoming more and more frequent from OSHA. First and foremost, you must have a plan in place, if you ever receive such a call from OSHA. Letters from OSHA Typically, when OSHA receives a non-formal complaint, its first investigative step isusuallyto send a...Read More
Posted 10/5/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 108
Tips for Cyber Security in Your Dental Practice
With the risk of a cyber-security breach increasing on a daily basis, below are some tips that will help a dental practice owner maintain the security that they need in order to protect patient information. Use Strong Passwords and Change Them Regularly Selecting Passwords Choose a...Read More
Posted 10/5/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 134
Must Have Items for Every Practice
In the last few months, we have received substantially similar questions regarding "MUST HAVE" practice items in order to avoid the violation of state or federal law. In addition, we have addressed many of the same questions regarding employee non-disclosure agreements, protection of patient...Read More
Posted 9/18/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 59
Staying Clear of Whistleblower Protection Problems in Your Practice
OSHA is becoming very active in the day to day operations of a dental practice, especially in the enforcement of employees' rights. An area that is surfacing in dental practices is OSHA's enforcement of the whistleblower statute. It may not be well-known, but OSHA oversees whistleblower protection...Read More
Posted 9/1/2015 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 276
Practice Management & Compliance with Rick Garofolo : Howard Speaks Podcast #132
You've got to learn how to see patients in two or three different rooms. You have to see more patients. It's the only way you're going to maintain profitability. Stream Audio here: AUDIO - Rick Garofolo - HSP #132 ...Read More
Posted 5/18/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 96
Withholding Pay after Termination of Employees
Many dentists do more than practice dentistry: they own, run, and manage a business. Unfortunately, employee termination is often a necessary part of running a successful practice. Many dentists inquire as to whether it is permissible to withhold a former employee's pay when a former employee has...Read More
Posted 2/18/2015 by Howard Goldstein in Dentaltown Learning Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 212
Dentaltown Learning Online "The New OSHA Hazard Communication Standard" by Leslie Canham
Dentaltown Learning Online is proud to present OSHA expert Leslie Canham CDA, RDA and hernew CE course..."The New OSHA Hazard Communication Standard" This course satisfies the new requirements mandated for your staff. This course can be found here... The OSHA Hazard...Read More
Posted 12/15/2014 by Jill Kring Carter aka Practice Prudence™ in Practice Prudence ™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 199
HIPAA, OSHA, Compliance Officer - Because we can never address these things enough
The stress induced by uttering these words in a practice is truly palpable. The offers members The HIPAA Privacy and Security Manual with CD-ROM and three years of updates (revised to include changes prescribed by the 2013 Omnibus Final Rule). **** For HIPAA Compliant eMail, consider Read More
Posted 12/3/2014 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 106
Practice Data Security Policy and Standards
Every employee needs to understand his or her obligation in order to protect patient data. Employees also need clear expectations about behavior when it comes to their interaction with sensitive patient data. For that to happen, every practice should have a data security policy. The policy should...Read More
Posted 11/5/2014 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 178
Protecting Practice Assets: What Every Practice Owner Needs to Know
Protecting Practice Assets: What Every Practice Owner Needs to Know In today's digital society, protecting confidential and proprietary practice information is next to impossible. Employees on a daily basis have access to an employer's confidential information. Electronic information can be...Read More
Posted 10/23/2014 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 861
Confidently Clean, How OSHA Training Improves Your Office with Leslie Canham : Howard Speaks Podcast #19
Dr. Howard Farran and Leslie Canham go over OSHA and infection control, protecting your practice, patients and team. Audio Podcast: Howard Speaks Audio Podcast #19 with Leslie Canham Video Podcast: ...Read More

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