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The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Dental Office Design

This is an article written for Sally McKenzie’s newsletter The Dentist’s Network which can be found Here By Steve McNamara, CEO and Founder of  DTC and DIA Board Member   The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Dental Office Design A prospective client of ours once had a family member run a practice management software […]

Emerging HealthCare Technology

This is an article written for Sally McKenzie’s newsletter The Dentist’s Network which can be found Here By Wesley Robinson, President of Integrated Axis Group, LLC and DIA Member   If you could put part of your practice on autopilot, would you? Every twelve to eighteen months, computers double their capabilities, and so does the […]

The Real Cost of Innovation Debt

This is an article written for Sally McKenzie’s newsletter The Dentist’s Network which can be found Here By Clay Archer, CEO and Founder of DentalPC and DIA Member   A colleague of mine from Ottawa introduced me to the concept of Innovation Debt, and it struck a chord with me. His basic premise is that […]

Cybersecurity Training 101- Building the Human Firewall

This is an article written for Sally McKenzie’s newsletter The Dentist’s Network which can be found Here By Mike Whaley, Director of IT Security for CRC Technologies and DIA Member   It has been estimated that it can cost the victim of a healthcare data breach (the patient) $13,500 to recover after their medical data […]

HIPAA: As Easy as…PPT?

This is an article written for Sally McKenzie’s newsletter The Dentist’s Network which can be found Here By Amy Wood, President of ACS Technologies, LLC   Wouldn’t it be great if HIPAA was as easy as 123 or even ABC? Well, turns out it can be as easy as People, Process and Technology – or […]

Business Intelligence – The Next Big Thing in IT

This is an article written for Sally McKenzie’s newsletter The Dentist’s Network which can be found Here   Over the last few years we have heard a lot about the cloud and “big data”. But isn’t all that for big companies like Walmart and Amazon? The short answer is not anymore. Platforms like the cloud […]

There is Hope

“A Match Made in _____” Cyber Threats and HIPAA Compliance – There is Hope By Patrick Jacobwith, Sunset Dental President, DIA Guest Writer for Sally McKenzie   Are we at the beginning, middle or end?  Please let it be the end.  Recent events have caused many in the business community to think these thoughts, especially […]

Selling Your Practice? Beware of This Scam

Selling Your Practice? Beware of This Scam Amy Wood, ACS Technologies I can’t believe I have to write this, but I’ve been told of this scam by several dentists as well as practice transition consultants.  The scam is this:  A local doctor comes in looking to expand their patient database by purchasing your practice.  Seems […]

HIPAA Compliance: More than Just Data Breaches

DIA Board Member, Amy Wood, recently wrote this article for Sally McKenzie.  It can be seen in whole on her site HERE   HIPAA Compliance: More than Just Data Breaches By Amy Wood, President of ACS Technologies, LLC   At this point we have all heard about the data breaches and million dollar fines, and […]

IT Security: What Every Doctor Needs to Know

DIA past-president and member, Bryan Currier, recently wrote this article for Sally McKenzie.  It can be seen in whole on her site HERE   IT Security 101: What Every Doctor Needs to Know   What is IT Security? Defining IT Security is a good starting point since it can have different meanings to different people. […]