Have you suffered a data breach?
A four-step assessment:
A data breach in the dental industry isn’t just nerve-racking – it’s also expensive and can potentially shut a practice down.
As discussed in previous articles, HIPAA has changed the way that dental practices need to operate. Not only do dentists need to be current on the latest technology and IT systems, but they must also ensure that they incorporate technologies in a HIPAA compliant manner.
Practicing as a dental hygienist demands physical stamina and we know that regularly stretching our muscles can help avoid the physiological aches and pains that come with the job. We as dental hygienists must also have the ability to regularly stretch our comfort zones.
Much has been written about hiring the right people for dentists. Finding a good personality fit and ensuring that employees properly project your office’s personality are things others know far more than I do, so there is little that I can contribute to that discussion.