October 18, 2022

Dentists: Are You in Compliance With the 21st Century Cures Act Requirements?

Important dates related to the 21st Century Cures Act have recently passed or are fast approaching. It is a good time for dentists to make sure they are in compliance with the 21st Century Cures Act requirements. Here’s what to know.

May 11, 2022

MLMIC and MSSNY Present CME Day on Friday, May 20

As the lead-in to the MSSNY 2022 House of Delegates, MLMIC and MSSNY are proud to present CME Day on Friday, May 20, via Zoom webinar. The series of continuing medical education presentations will commence online at 1 p.m. with three MLMIC presentations.

March 7, 2022

What Dentists Need to Know About the 21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law back in 2016, and there are now certain milestones approaching that dentists must be ready to meet. By and large, the Cures Act has a greater impact on medical practices, but there are certain aspects of the law that matter for dental practices, as well.

January 27, 2022

What To Do When Disaster Strikes Your Dental Office

One of the most challenging times to be a dental practice owner is right after disaster strikes. Whether the emergency is related to weather, theft, cybersecurity breaches or something else, the owner must lead the office out of the crisis while mitigating the damage as much as possible. Recovering from a disaster at your dental office is possible, especially if the owner and other office leaders are familiar with emergency response protocol ahead of time. Here are eight important steps to take after disaster strikes your dental office.

December 20, 2021

Dental Record Protocol: Before and After Disaster Strikes

It is challenging to handle dental record protocol in the event that paper or electronic records have been damaged or destroyed by floods, other types of storms or by a ransomware attack. When dental records have been damaged or lost by accident, natural disaster or criminal computer compromise, prompt and appropriate action must be taken to mitigate the damage and/or loss. Immediate remedial measures must be undertaken for the benefit of patients as well as the dentist and the practice, as these losses may involve records from many years of treatment.