Dentist Ordered to Pay Employee 85K

Dentist Ordered to Pay Employee 85K Members HomeStraight Talk VideosMember ArticlesClosed CasesToolsResourcesExpert InterviewsMembers ForumMy AccountLog Out Disclaimer: Facts are based upon an actual OSHA investigation.  This case is presented for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or a legal opinion. Court orders dentist to pay $85K to employee fired for safety complaint…

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Mishandling of Employee Needlestick Injury

Mishandling of Employee Needlestick Injury Members HomeStraight Talk VideosMember ArticlesClosed CasesToolsResourcesExpert InterviewsMembers ForumMy AccountLog Out Disclaimer: Facts are based upon an actual OSHA investigation.  This case is presented for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or a legal opinion. Mishandling of employee needlestick injury Areas of Impact: Regulatory Compliance; Employee Safety Case…

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HIPAA: First Dentist Fined

HIPAA: First Dentist Fined Members HomeStraight Talk VideosMember ArticlesClosed CasesToolsResourcesExpert InterviewsMembers ForumMy AccountLog Out Disclaimer: Facts are based upon an actual breach investigation. This case is presented for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or a legal opinion. Improper disposal of dental records Areas of Impact: Regulatory compliance; HIPAA compliance: Privacy and…

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What’s Missing from Your HR?

Guest: Ginny Hegarty, SPHR, author of the book Pivot and creator of the Practice Renewal Workshop. 

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HIPAA Audits: What to Expect in 2019

HIPAA Audits: What to Expect in 2019 Members HomeStraight Talk VideosMember ArticlesClosed CasesToolsResourcesExpert InterviewsMembers ForumMy AccountLog Out In February 2014 the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced its plans for the Phase II mandatory HIPAA compliance audits. But details surrounding the HIPAA audits, including the timeline, were moving targets—until 2016. You may recall the Phase…

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The Most Important Thing You Should Do for 2019

The Most Important Thing You Should Do for 2019 Members HomeStraight Talk VideosMember ArticlesClosed CasesToolsResourcesExpert InterviewsMembers ForumMy AccountLog Out “I don’t have time!” “Where can I get reliable, accurate information?” If you’ve ever uttered those words in a moment of frustration, you are not alone. Marketing, practice and insurance management, coding/billing, HR and compliance are…

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What Are Your Odds—Hacker or Human Error?

According to research by Inc.com, 48% of cyber breaches result from sophisticated hacking, while the remaining 52% are caused by simple human error.  While that may sound like a hopeless situation, let’s take a closer look. Reducing Human Error Reduce your odds of a cyber breach by 52% by simply training your team upon hire…

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