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The Promise of the Paperless Dental Office

If you're just starting out with your practice, you're probably not even considering paper charts. But are you thinking about the reality and impact of having a paperless office? When you have the right software, you eliminate the need for paper anywhere in your office. No more forms, mailed bills, or insurance claims. Let's take a closer look:

Topics: Cloud Software Dental Practice Management Dental Software HIPAA

Why Your Practice Should Know About HIPAA Compliance

When it comes to HIPAA compliance and your new dental practice, you don't really have a choice. Legally, you're obligated to follow HIPAA guidelines with your patients' identifying health information. This is important not only for legal reasons but because you could also be the victim of a data breach that puts you and your patients at risk.

Topics: Dental Software Cloud Dental Software cloud based dental software Cloud Software HIPAA

How to Manage Multiple Practice Sites with Cloud-Based Dental Software

It's hard enough to manage multiple dental practice sites. There are a lot of moving pieces to keep organized and running smoothly. Great software can make it all easier, while bad or not-quite-right software can make it miserable. The best solution you can look for is a cloud-based dental software that allows you to access the same account from anywhere there's internet.

 

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How tab32 Ensures Practice Security and HIPAA Compliance

Do you know the level of security of your cloud-based dental software? Are their servers internal or do they use a vendor with additional security measures? Are they audited regularly by outside agencies to ensure the highest level of security? Are they SOC 2 certified? Do you even know? 

The bottom line is that you're trusting them with your sensitive, HIPAA-protected data and you need to know. And it's okay to ask and be picky about the answers you get. At tab32, your security is paramount and we're happy to answer any questions you have about your data's security.

Topics: Cloud Dental Software Data Security HIPAA Practice Success Dental Practice Management Cloud Software

What You Should Know about HIPAA Compliance and the Cloud

For many dentists (and other healthcare providers) ensuring your patient data is HIPAA compliant can cause worry and concern. This isn't a new issue: historically, healthcare providers (dentists included) have shied away from using cloud-based software due to security and HIPAA compliance concerns. The good news is that newer software providers are creating HIPAA compliant solutions for patient data. When it's time for you to select a software for your new dental practice, there's no reason to not give cloud-based practice software a thorough look. Here are a few reasons why.

Topics: Dental Practice Management Dental Software Cloud Dental Software HIPAA Practice Success

How Cloud EHR Protects Your Patients and Your Practice

In our last few posts, we've talked a bit about cloud security and the benefits of cloud-based dental software. We chose the cloud for our dental practice management software for a number of reasons, from saving money to convenience, cybersecurity to patient retention, the cloud makes running your new dental practice easier.

Let's talk about how utilizing cloud-based EHR protects your patients and your practice.

Topics: Cloud Dental Software Data Security HIPAA Practice Success Dental Practice Management Cloud Software

Dental Practice Basics: Backup is Important, but Cloud is Better

It seems like when you're starting out in a new dental practice, there are millions of things to know, do, and keep track of. Protecting your data should be a high priority for your practice right at the start. Recent current events should show that a secure data system and a reliable backup system is paramount to the success of your business.

60% of SMBs that lose their data will shut down within six months. ( Source)
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Beware of fake Cloud Dental Software – Draw the Impostors out!

Have you seen a fake apple iPhone? Imitation iPhone’s looks real until you use it and find , its function  is nowhere near a real iPhone. 

Why bring this up? Recently, many legacy dental practice management vendors have started hosting their existing antiquated software using legacy products like Citrix, and tricking customers that they are receiving a "cloud solution". Analogous to the fake iPhone, these antiquated cloud hosted practice management systems fall short in user experience and accessibility compared to  true cloud based systems.

Topics: HIPAA Cloud Dental Software

Is Cloud-Based Practice Management System Right for Your Practice?

 

You probably already use cloud-based technology for banking, bill paying, shopping, communications (email), etc. Medical Practices have moved 40% to cloud from paper and in-house server based technology as per Black Book report.

So then are you ready for cloud-based practice management system?

Topics: HIPAA Cloud Dental Software

Utility of a Patient Portal in Dentistry

In this blog, I'm going to discuss the expected functions of a patient portal within dental patient's context, our experience, public data and my personal view. 

In a broader wisdom of patient engagement in care delivery and decision making process for a better outcome lies the need for a patient portal. In concept, it makes lots of intuitive sense but has it succeeded? What are the problems in context of medical and dental patients need? All this and more...

Topics: Cloud Software Dental Practice Management Practice Success HIPAA