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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


Ready for TN OSHA Dental Office Inspections?

February 15th, 2018 by
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  If you are a Tennessee Dental Professional listen up!  There is a new buzz in town and it may be headed your way.  It’s “a sting” of sorts—but you can get fully prepared: Launched in October 2017, Tennessee is enforcing their meticulous “Local Emphasis Program” (LEP).  The campaign will subject all Tennessee Licensed Dentists… Read More


Beryllium & Silica additives in your lab products!

November 12th, 2017 by
Why Dentists need to check their labels and SDS sheets for Beryllium & Silica additives in your lab products!

  Take notice: Recently, OSHA updated their requirements for dental offices and laboratories with regards to Silica and Beryllium dust. Both are common ingredients of dental materials.  The greatest take away from this article is making sure you check your labels and SDS sheets for Beryllium & Silica additives in your lab products.  Switch to… Read More


GET IN “THE KNOW”: Dentistry goes to a Hospital-Grade Level of Disinfection 2019

October 3rd, 2017 by

Hey–Pay attention!  This is important… It’s not often that we have a radical Infection Control Update in Dentistry—but we are in the midst of one now— It seems that the Centers for Disease Control has been observing the Infection Control and Disease Prevention practices of dental professionals for over a decade. They have now teamed up… Read More