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COVID-19 Causes Increase in Phishing Scams
FBI Alert of COVID-19 Email Scams The healthcare providers to an increase in COVID-19 phishing scams. Network perimeter cybersecurity tools used by US-based healthcare providers started detecting COVID-19 phishing campaigns from both domestic and international IP addresses on March 18, 2020, and...  Read More
Telehealth and HIPAA Compliance During COVID-19
Telehealth during the COVID-19 Pandemic The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased the use of telehealth. Telehealth offers many benefits, including mitigating the spread of COVID-19. But it also complicates . Why care about HIPAA? HIPAA data breaches can cause hefty . The most HIPAA can fine your...  Read More
1480 Dr. Effie Greathouse, PhD, on the Science of Water Fluoridation : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Effie Greathouse earned a bachelor’s degree in wildlife, fish and conservation biology from the University of California, Davis, and a PhD in ecology from the University of Georgia, where she did research on freshwater shrimp and dams in tropical island streams. She did postdoctoral training at...  Read More
Categories: Public Health
Difference Between Cloth Masks, Surgical Masks, and Respirators
This blog post explains the difference between cloth face masks, surgical masks, and respirators, emphasizing employer responsibilities based on OSHA’s standards. Why is Protecting Employees from COVID-19 Important? The first reason is keeping your employees safe from illness and death. But if that...  Read More
PPE for Which Dental Procedures During COVID-19?
Dental employees are at the  for getting COVID-19. As a result, employers need to know how to protect their employees. Most importantly, personal protective equipment (PPE) stops the spread of the virus. Dental offices could spread the virus easily. However,  explains, “The dental office, if they...  Read More
COVID-19 Policies for Medical Offices
Why are COVID-19 Policies Important? It’s essential to implement policies specific to COVID-19. Especially in the medical and dental field. Why? Because healthcare and dental employees are at the top of  for COVID-19.  Also, because these policies can put the minds of your patients at ease. But it...  Read More
6 Benefits of HIPAA Online Employee Training
Providing HIPAA employee training online can make your compliance training program more effective. HIPAA is the  are legally required to abide by HIPAA. Importance of HIPAA Training We already know that a  security breaches. Employee HIPAA training needs to cover , and it also needs to be recorded...  Read More
Does my Dental Practice Need a Written Emergency Action Plan?
Is your dental practice prepared for a workplace emergency? Your dental staff may need to act quickly to safeguard employees, patients, or the community following a natural or man-made emergency. Proper planning before an emergency or natural disaster is necessary to respond effectively. Protect...  Read More
What is a Respiratory Fit Test?
Why Conduct a fit test? If any of your employees wear respirators, whether optional or mandatory, you need a . But if you mandate any employees wear a . If employees wear respirators voluntarily, you don’t need to conduct the test. For employees you mandate to wear a respirator, failure to conduct...  Read More
Does my Dental Practice Need a Respiratory Protection Program?
Respiratory Protection During COVID-19 Before . Now they do. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) . This guidance includes wearing respirators during specific procedures. Similarly, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  this as well. Respiratory Protection...  Read More
1473 Dr. Ronni Brown, DDS, MPH, on Public Health Dentistry and Treating Meth Mouth : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Ronni Brown is a dentist, researcher, speaker and author who bridges the gap between dentistry, public health and substance abuse. She is a leader in dental public health, experienced in identifying emerging issues in the care and delivery of dental services to underserved populations, and...  Read More
Categories: Public Health
1472 Dr. Brett Kessler, DDS, Trustee to the ADA 14th District on Substance Abuse and Recovery : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Brett Kessler, DDS has been practicing esthetic, functional and reconstructive dentistry since 1995. Dr. Kessler serves as a Past President of the Colorado Dental Association. He also serves as the chairman of the Well Being Committee for the State of Colorado and is a consultant for the American...  Read More
1460 Dr. Takeisha Presson on COVID-19, Dental Insurance and Socioeconomics : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Takeisha Presson is a native of Washington, DC. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Zoology with a minor in Spanish at Ohio Weselyan University. After working several years as a Biologist for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, a branch of the Food and Drug Administration, she...  Read More
1457 Cherie Le Penske & Fred Joyal of Armor Respiration on Solving PPE Shortages & CO2 Contamination : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Cherie founded Armor Dental Corp., a dental product development company and manufacturer in February 2016. Le Penske, a seasoned entrepreneur for 20 years, also founded LP Group, a consulting firm in 2000, which provides strategic communications counsel and services to leading business and...  Read More
1455 Dr. Siv Raman on Understanding the US Healthcare System : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Sivakumaran "Siv" Raman is a physician who has spent most of his career in Medical Informatics and Analytics. With the experience of leadership positions at several large US health insurance companies, health systems, and information technology firms, he has extensive knowledge and expertise on the...  Read More
Categories: Public Health
1452 Don Casey, CEO of Dentsply Sirona, on COVID-19 & the Dental Product Market : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Donald Casey is Chief Executive Officer of Dentsply Sirona. He has more than 30 years of global health care experience and an outstanding track record in identifying and commercializing medical innovations. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of the Medical segment of Cardinal...  Read More
1441 Howard Talks Profitable Pandemic Dentistry with Sam Bignault and the UAB Dental Business Club
Howard recently spoke with dental school students from the University of Alabama at Birmingham about the business of dentistry and what to expect coming out of dental school during the 2020 pandemic. VIDEO - DUwHF #1441 - Sam Bignault AUDIO - DUwHF #1441 - Sam Bignault Subscribe to Dentistry...  Read More
1439 Dr. Shervin Molayem on the Link Between Gum Disease and COVID-19 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Molayem received both his Bachelor of Arts in History and Doctor of Dental Surgery at the UCLA School of Dentistry.  Thereafter, Dr. Molayem completed a specialty program in Periodontics at the Herman Ostrow USC School of Dentistry. He is the Founder of both the UCLA and USC Journals of Dental...  Read More
1438 Howard and Dr. Vaibhav Garg Talk Success in Dentistry After COVID-19
Dr. Vaibhav Garg (MDS) is an endodontic specialist, director & owner of the  first microscope enhanced practice, Vijay Dental Clinic, in the city of Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh). He is a combination of a clinician and an educator, focusing mainly on teaching safer endodontics through a clinician's...  Read More
1436 Dr. Hessam Nowzari on Scientific Terrorism, Intellectual Evil & COVID-19 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Hessam Nowzari graduated from the University of Brussels in Belgium, University of Rennes in France, PhD in Biology and Health Sciences, and University of Southern California, Advanced Periodontics program. He was the Director of Advanced Periodontics at USC from 1995 to 2012 and a Diplomate of...  Read More
1432 Howard Speaks with Dental School Students About the Business of Pandemic Dentistry
On his 30 year anniversary of lecturing, Howard spoke with members of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine's Business Book Club about the business of dentistry and what to expect coming into the profession during a pandemic. VIDEO - DUwHF #1432 - Michael Mulady AUDIO - DUwHF...  Read More
1429 Seth Calish, Matt Havass & Cole Herzik of Dental Student Vibes : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Seth Calish attended Florida State University and was a brother of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, is an Eagle Scout, and later earned a Master’s in Medical Science at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. He is currently a 3rd Year Dental student in Florida and has held many...  Read More
Free Coronavirus Resources for Business Owners
Important - Some FFCRA exemptions have been called into question through a court case on 8/3/2020. Please read our interim guidance  Figuring out how to get through the many problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to be a challenge for employers now and for the foreseeable future.   ...  Read More
1422 American Dental Association President Dr. Chad Gehani and Executive Director Dr. Kathleen O’Loughlin : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Chad P. Gehani, an endodontist from Queens, New York, is president of the American Dental Association. Since 2014, Dr. Gehani has served as the Second District Trustee to the ADA Board of Trustees, and was a delegate in the House of Delegates from 2000 to 2014. Dr. Gehani was previously the...  Read More
1420 Eric Shirley, President of Patterson Dental, on the Dental Profession in 2020 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Eric Shirley is the President of Patterson Dental, a leading, value-added distributor focused on providing best-in-class products, services and technology to the dental and animal health markets. Prior to joining Patterson, Eric held leadership positions at Midmark, Dentsply International and...  Read More
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