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EVERYTHING’S BIGGER IN TEXAS! WHY TEXAS DENTISTS NEED TO TAKE THE “HIPAA BULL” BY THE HORNS… NOW!

September 5th, 2019 by

Sometimes old adages just fit!  It this case Texas dental practice owners need to put on their 10-gallon to pay attention to this massively important, but often overlooked Texas Mandate.  Federal HIPAA protocols should be reviewed and updated in your office annually.  All Dentists in the USA need to abide by that law.  But did… Read More


Rise in OSHA Inspections Nationwide, Causes Major Concern for Dentists! How Should YOU Prepare

August 27th, 2019 by

Over the past 60 days, there has been a 200% rise in OSHA Inspections nationwide!  It is the biggest rise in OSHA Inspections, when compared cumulatively, to the past 20 years!  Why the sudden jump?  What are OSHA Inspectors looking for in “dental offices”  as opposed to medical or general healthcare settings?   The culprit could… Read More


Dentists Loose $39,000 During (1) OSHA Inspection Visit! How Will Your Practice Stand Up to The Same Measures…?

March 12th, 2019 by

It can happen so unsuspectingly:  A quick-to-boil, disgruntled employee; An impulsive, disenchanted patient; And a simple phone call to OSHA.   One overlooked OSHA protocol– that leads to another– and then a third (as in this case).  The loose ends added up quickly when the OSHA Inspector began measuring this tally! A Compliance Audit, like this… Read More


Annual HIPAA Requirements – What Every Dentist Must Do!

October 1st, 2018 by
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HIPAA Un-Riddled! What happened to the day when you unlocked the office, turned on the suction, picked up a handpiece and straight-up—practiced dentistry?  Electronic Communication (E/C) has taken the innocence of practicing dentistry right out of our hands!  While it provides instant information and keeps us “in-the-know”, the double edge to E/C now obligates us,… Read More


Yankee Dental Meeting in Boston, MA in JAN 2019

September 25th, 2018 by
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Yankee Dental Meeting in Boston, MA in JAN 2019 Friday, February 1, 2019, 2-4pm. Speaker Jill Obrochta, RDA Course description and objectives: THE NEW ERA OF OSHA & HIPAA INSPECTIONS: ARE YOU PREPARED? With a Focus on new CDC Infection/Prevention Requirements to establish Hospital-Grade Level of Infection Control in the Dental Office. You’re a seasoned… Read More


Top 5 Things Your Dental Office Should Have in Place to get an A+ rating from an OSHA Inspector

August 26th, 2018 by

Did you know?   This year, OSHA Inspectors are out in full force and they’re scrutinizing dental offices more than ever!  Why?  Well in recent months it seems the media has targeted several dentists, nationwide, that have had “less than ideal” Infection Control Protocols.    Now let’s focus on the positive:  What should your dental office have… Read More


HIPAA Audits – How To Prepare

August 26th, 2018 by

With the new wave of HIPAA PHASE 1 & PHASE 2 Audits, (that began in November 2016 and will be still running strong in 2019), 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… Read More


ALL-IN-ONE DELUXE PACKAGE

June 28th, 2018 by

This is a comprehensive compliance package that includes International & Federal Certifications for your dental team. It provides the most time-efficient learning mode: A 90-minute live, private, interactive webinar (scheduled at a time of your choice). Your team will earn (3) certifications: Federal OSHA, International GHS (Global Harmonization System) & Federal HIPAA Omnibus Rules.



Video Demonstrates A Common US Dental Office HIPAA PHI Violation

February 15th, 2018 by
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The above is a common scenario… One that could creep up on your team innocently. If you are curious about how to best protect your team against unsuspecting HIPAA violations – plan a staff meeting and update your current HIPAA standards to include: A review of common practices with patient PHI: Pt Check In/Check Out… Read More