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Breach Notification

By Dr. Lorne Lavine There are numerous HIPAA rules and regulations that must be followed. No-compliance can often lead to fine and penalties that can be quite substantial. However, in my mind, there is nothing more devastating to a practice …

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Risky Business

By Dr. Lorne Lavine HIPAA has changed the way that dental practices need to operate. Not only do dentist need to be current on the latest technology and IT systems, but they must also ensure that they incorporate technologies in …

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HIPAA Contingency Plan

By Dr. Lorne Lavine Of all the HIPAA rules and regulations that we will be discussing in upcoming articles, in my mind, having a contingency plan is easily the most critical. In dentistry, we use various terms like data backup, …