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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. Plan for the Unexpected Create data backups regularly and reliably. Begin backing up...  Read More
The Paperless Dentistry Practice or: How I Learned to ... Love the Cloud
According to a recent study from the American Dental Association, 73.8 percent of solo and 78.7 percent of group practitioners are now using electronic dental records. Those numbers have roughly tripled in the last decade, however, those high percentages can be attributed mainly to the...  Read More
EHR, EDR, PMS, and now certified EHR.  Knowing the difference is the key.
The abyss of the acronym language that has become a part of our culture is ever present in both of our professional lives as well as our personal. I find that sometimes I have to refer to sites such as just to interpret what my college student is trying to say. The understanding of acronyms and...  Read More
Meaningful Use and Dentistry
In February of 2009 the federal government passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) which became known as “The Stimulus”. This provided for over $780 billion to be invested in various segments of the U.S. economy. One of these segments is healthcare and dentistry can...  Read More
Health Information Exchange (HIE) in Dentistry
I have been following the developments around the government’s promotion of exchanging a patient’s health information between healthcare stakeholders. I blogged about this a year ago in my post entitled ” and I’d like to share with you some of the salient points of this...  Read More

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