April 15, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Maintaining Patient Confidentiality

Patient confidentiality breaches pose a significant risk in the healthcare setting. HIPAA and New York State laws govern your obligation to maintain the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI). Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

June 17, 2015

Risk Management Tips: Promoting Communication Between the Referring and the Consulting Dentists

Dental practices should develop protocols for tracking consultations, including patient compliance, and documenting conversations between referring and consulting dentists. In addition, patients’ dental records should reflect referral compliance (or non-compliance) and include related correspondence.