New Colorado Data Privacy Law: How it Affects Colorado Dentists

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By Erin Eiselein, J.D. From the Summer 2018 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association On May 29, 2018, the governor of Colorado signed into law HB 18-1128 (Privacy Law), which made sweeping changes to Colorado’s data privacy laws and will affect nearly every Colorado business and government entity. The Privacy Law imposes new requirements on any person or entity that …

Tips to Avoid HIPAA Technology Pitfalls

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By Herb Miner From the Spring 2018 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Dentistry is rapidly changing in response to a number of factors, not the least of which is technology. Advances in technology now allow you to run your dental practice more effectively and efficiently than you did years, or maybe even just months ago. The benefits technology has …

5 HIPAA-Relevant Questions You Should Ask Before Sending That Next Gmail

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From the Spring 2018 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association By the end of 2017, Google estimated that 1.2 billion people used Gmail for countless personal and business uses. However, healthcare providers may be putting themselves at risk by using Gmail for any message that contains Protected Health Information (PHI). This can include even the smallest bits of health information, …

Free eBook on ePHI and HIPAA Available

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The CDA-endorsed company iMedicor has sponsored a new eBook on ePHI and HIPAA compliance, Protecting Patient Data: Demystifying HIPAA-Compliant eCommunications. The content is full of educational information, in an easy to understand format. Key takeaways include: Even if you believe you are compliant, review your systems specifically in the context of HIPAA regulations. “Secure” does not always mean “HIPAA-compliant.” The …