Ransomware: Part 2 -- 5 key steps for prevention October 21, 2016 -- In the second of a two-part series, Steve Godfrey, chief information officer for NEA, offers five key steps you can take to help keep your office safe from a ransomware attack. As he notes, prevention is the best step.
Student loan forgiveness: Part 1 -- 6 loan forgiveness programs to know October 20, 2016 -- While your student loan debt can seem like a barrier, there are ways to reduce your burden substantially. In his first column for DrBicuspid.com, student loan expert Andrew Josuweit offers six programs you might not be aware of that can help you reduce your debt.
Sheri's Solutions: The elephant in the treatment room October 18, 2016 -- What do you do when a patient brings up the current U.S. election? Dr. Sheri Doniger understands some patients want to be distracted, but it's a fine line when it comes to politics. As she writes, focusing on oral care, or perhaps how the Cubs are doing, is probably the wisest solution.
Dos and don'ts for community relations: Serve the community by adopting a cause October 17, 2016 -- In every community, there are problems that the citizens, government agencies, and institutions can't solve by themselves. If your community's giving you and your staff livelihoods, give something back -- in addition to the excellent dental care you provide. Find an important issue that needs more attention and resources, and make it your own, recommends Dr. Roger P. Levin.
Ransomware: Part 1 -- The threat and your practice October 14, 2016 -- You see and read stories headlines about ransomware seemingly every week, but are those just scare stories mean to frighten you, or is there some truth behind the headlines? In the first of a two-part series, Steve Godfrey, chief information officer for NEA, provides an overview of this threat.
The predictability of process in your practice October 12, 2016 -- When you think coffee, which company pops into your head? How about if you need a package delivered overnight? Jay Geier, president of the Scheduling Institute, offers some practical advice so that your patients will think of your practice when they hear the word "dentist."