Statistics show the highest number of data breaches occur in the health care industry; clearly information security cannot be a do-it-yourself job. By partnering with security experts who keep abreast of the constantly evolving methods used by identity thieves, you can protect your practice from physical and online theft of personal health information (PHI).
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What are your plans for the future when it comes to your dental practice? If you eventually plan to sell or take on a partner, there is a methodical process that requires attention to legal and financial matters. Learn the steps involved and the professionals you should recruit to guide you through this important decision.
For insurance claims that mandate a diagnosis code, ICD-10 codes are now required, and they are a significant change from the previous ICD-9 codes. As health care delivery evolves, it is possible that diagnosis codes will be required in additional cases in the future, so preparing to report these codes now is a wise move. […]
Investing in advanced dental training allows doctors to conduct complex dental procedures that make a difference in their patients’ lives. However, if your practice’s technology is not powerful enough to identify those cases, you may have patients, desperately in need of your expertise, who go undiagnosed. Learn why digital imaging is the standard of care […]
Crowns in Same-Day Dental Treatment Covering the cusps of a tooth when there is a risk of fracture is a proactive restorative approach that benefits the patient. Read about how chairside CAD/CAM allows these restorations to be done in one day and have proven to have excellent longevity.
Controlling all aspects of patient care while realizing economies of scale across several locations are powerful advantages to becoming a small group practice owner. To ensure success and downplay risk, learn the four key steps you should take to ensure the business is poised for growth and profitability.
A new law transfers some responsibility for credit card fraud from banks to the merchants that accepted the card– and that means you. Practices not using new credit card processing technology–which are chip cards–may be financially liable. Find out how to provide this more secure method of processing credit cards easily and at a low […]
Who would have believed that relocating a dental office to another floor would be so impactful? Dr. Brett Gardiner of Alaska Dental Care talks about how his new office allowed him to achieve superior patient care and led to the expansion of his business into a second location.