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December 7, 2011 News BlogsBurn outDental AssociationsDental ethicsDental industryElectronic Health RecordsEncryption

Encryption – is there a reason why it’s not being explained?

by ken

A individual in attendance at an Ontario Dental Association meeting last evening was told, that unless email messages pertaining to patients are sent “encrypted” between colleagues, they are in essence inappropriate, perhaps illegal and tantamount to violation of the Piracy

November 29, 2011 News Electronic Health Records

I’m collecting forms

by ken

Looking for charting from a variety of disciplines……..makes the move to electronic that much simpler…….perhaps the lads working with the RCDSO might be willing to share their forms………just a moment, must hold my breath till I turn blue………….can’t tweak these

November 26, 2011 News Electronic Health Records

What are the Disadvantages of Electronic Health Records?

by ken

Since no one will come forward and address EHR on this blog [shame on you], I figure I have to stir the pot somewhat……..here goes Electronic medical records seem to be the current trend in health care, and you’ll find

November 13, 2011 News Cloud computingDental TeamDigital radiographyElearningElectronic Health RecordsEncryption

Dentists ready for eHealth surgery

by ken

Please read this very carefully – I’ve been encouraging the folks on the committee to mandate encryption of records and communication in Ontario to step out from behind the curtain with no real luck.  Again, read VERY carefully and note

November 11, 2011 News Electronic Health RecordsEncryption

Shifting encryption gears

by ken

It seems unlikely that those who are working with the RCDSOntario will choose to enter a constructive dialogue on encryption and the drive to mandate, quelle domage or fromage, never did do well in French. SLIPSTREAM Just Give Me the

November 11, 2011 News Electronic Health RecordsEncryption

Q&A: Blumenthal Talks EHRs, Healthcare Reform

by ken

This discourse needs to continue. The offer remains on the table or in this case the tablet…..this blog, any blog is a forum for dialogue. It will be handled with professionalism and respect……………mandated encryption in Ontario will likely lead to

October 30, 2011 News Dental AssociationsElectronic Health RecordsGovernment regulationsTechnologyTrends in Dentistry

Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war – encryption of collegial communication looms in Ontario

by ken

Dangerous posting on many levels.  First look at the image below and ask yourself the following two questions:  1,,) Does everyone in Ontario receive this, which would imply that email is mandatory for dental offices in Ontario which for all

October 21, 2011 News Electronic Health Records

Gordan, Rolin, Jeff, John – EHR and encryption – talk to me like I’m six years old

by ken

The RCDSO rep in my region advised Halton Peel last evening that for all intents and porpoises, EHR and encryption is a go in Ontario – but on hold, because the folks that have to implement it don’t really understand

April 13, 2011 News Electronic Health Records

Ahem, I say, I say, AHEM!! Electronic patient records will soon end doctor’s scrawl on paper

by ken

By Tamara Baluja – Globe and Mail – April 13, 2011 Been in practice for 137 years – still waiting to see more than scribbles on referral pads,   Image via Wikipedia lab prescription pads that are detailed and patient‘s

January 16, 2011 News General NewsPractice management

Can we talk? EHR or chicken scratch on referral/prescription pads – you be da judge, here comes the judge!

by ken

by Constance Knieper The goal of the Federal Government is to motivate healthcare providers to implement and use certified electronic health records (E.H.R.) for all patients. This is a great opportunity for dentists; the incentives make it possible to recoup