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July 16, 2012 News Electronic Health RecordsNew dentistsNew gradsPractice managementPrivacy issuesTechnology

Paperless Practice

by lorne

Most dental practices have come to realize how quickly technology has become part of everyday life in the practice. Nowhere is this more evident than with practices that are trying to become completely paperless.The challenge for most offices is to

April 15, 2012 News Dental AssociationsGeneral NewsGovernanceGovernment regulationsPollingPrivacy issuesSocial mediaSocial networkingTransparency

One is a lonely number

by ken

Since this blog began, its focus has been to determine what those who visit it some 8.5K times a month want to read. Clinical content is by far the #1 area of interest. Unfortunately, a simplistic mechanism to ensure an

April 1, 2012 News Dental AssociationsElectronic Health RecordsEncryptionGovernanceGovernment regulationsPosition paperPrivacy issuesTransparency

Once more into the breach mes enfants – ENCRYPTION IN ONTARIO!

by ken

I’ve forgotten how many times an entry has asked for clarity, transparency, openness from the members of the committee appointed by the RCDSO to address this issue, however, the GUIDELINES are out and in all candour, frankfurterness, I haven’t a

December 24, 2011 News Computer softwareData storageEncryptionGeneral NewsInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesPrivacy issuesTechnology

Encryption – yawn!!! – been there, done that – wait six months

by ken

The most exciting thing about technology is it enables one to be creative in ways unimaginable in the era prior to the Internet.  Digital signatures are currently necessary; however, a pain as they require acknowledgment, a lot of software futzing

November 9, 2011 News Infection controlPathologyPrivacy issuesResearch

AIDS: Pioneering dentist looks back on early hysteria around HIV and AIDS

by ken

By Tully Satre In 1998, Mayor Richard M. Daley completed a multi-million dollar restoration on Halsted Street with nearly two-dozen rainbow-linked bronze pylons. One of the unique charms of the city in the past decade and a half has been

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

June 22, 2011 News Dental ethicsPrivacy issues

When the ridiculous becomes the sublime!

by ken

First read the following quote from Shakespeare and then read below All:God save your majesty! Cade:I thank you, good people–there shall be no money; all shall eatand drink on my score, and I will apparel them all in one livery,that