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March 6, 2017

Avoid the Million Dollar Mistake - HIPAA Security Compliance: Protecting Your Patients, Your Practice, And Yourself


Avoid the Million Dollar Mistake - HIPAA Security Compliance:

Protecting Your Patients, Your Practice, And Yourself


Do you maintain and transmit patient health records electronically? Do you issue prescriptions electronically? If so, you are subject to the HIPAA Security Regulations. Violations of these regulations or security breaches can result in large fines against you.

NYSDA’s Information Technology Committee has developed a 3-hourHIPAA Security Compliance course. The course and the accompanying NYSDA HIPAA Security Compliance Manual provide a practical guide for dentists and their office team – and documentation necessary to help avoid sanctions in the event of a government audit or breach of your patient data. Attendees will receive 3 MCE credit hours.

The course includes answers to frequently asked questions about the maintenance and transmission of protected patient information, including:

o   What does the law require?

o   Who should have access to the dental office’s Wi-Fi?

o   What is encryption? Is it required?

o   Can x-rays be transmitted via email? To patients? To other doctors?

o   What are the real risks? How can office data be breached?

o   How can a dental practice protect itself from a security breach? What must a practice do if its computers are breached?

o   When are “Business Associate Agreements” required?


Tuition: (Includes one copy of the NYSDA HIPAA Security Compliance Manual per office)

NYSDA Member Dentist                                           $175

Member’s Auxiliary Staff (pp)                                   $45

Non-Member Dentist                                                $275

Non-Members’ Auxiliary Staff (pp)                           $75



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The New York State Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructor, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The New York State Dental Association designates this activity for three (3) continuing credit hours.


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