October 13, 2011
Applicable only to US dentists – pity!
Whether you’re a licensed medical professional, office administrator or patient there are rules in place to protect records and the rights of patients. Dental professionals and their patients are at risk when sending records via unencrypted email.
The American Dental Associations ‘Dental Records’ publication published in 2010 by the Council on Dental Practice and the Division of Legal Affairs states the following regarding Record Management on page 6………