Powerful tools for HIPAA/HITECH Compliance and Cyber Security

Enabling HIPAA/HITECH Compliance for Dentistry

Data Guardian Pros, Inc. (DGP) through its Dental Guardian offering provides the first comprehensive information security and privacy compliance platform for dental practices. Our team members have applied decades of experience addressing complex information security and privacy compliance issues of large public and private organizations and government agencies, to create Dental Guardian. DGP has also tapped dental professionals and thought leaders to create Dental Guardian which employs a workflow oriented approach tailored for dental practices that is designed to guide practices towards compliance with HIPAA/HITECH and state law requirements. By employing Dental Guardian managed security services and compliance tools your dental practice will not only protect the dental health information of your patients, but will also protect your practice, your brand and your professional reputation.

Dental Guardian is THE enabler for HIPAA/HITECH Compliance at Dental Practices

Risk Assessment / Gap Analysis

The Online Security Program ‘Gap Analysis’ is designed to assist your dental practice in obtaining full compliance with the appropriate regulations, guidelines and/or best practice standards. Learn more…

24/7 Security Monitoring

Your best chance of detecting attack or breach is to be actively monitoring for it. Learn more…

HIPAA Forms & Policies

Upon completion of your risk assessment and remediation plan, a security policy will be generated for your office based upon the uniqueness of your environment Learn more…

Security Awareness & Privacy Training

Dental practices can attend courses that target specific roles within your business or specific compliance needs. Learn more…

THE PROBLEM

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(Fifth Annual Study on Medical Identity Theft, Ponemon Institute, February 2015)

Increase In Medical Identity Theft Since Last Year

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(2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report)

U.S. Data Breaches Occurred In Small Organizations

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(2015 NetDiligence Claims Study)

All Cyber Claims by organizations <$50M in annual revenue

WHAT CAN HAPPEN IF THE PROBLEM IS IGNORED

The Impact of a Security Breach!

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Erosion of Your Practice

– 48% of patients would leave in the event of a breach – Reputational Damage -Decrease in the Amount of New Patients

Civil Lawsuits & Fines

– Fines can be imposed on you by government agencies – Patients can file a civil suite against you if a security breach happens

~$200 per Compromised Record

– Notifying all patients involved – Providing credit monitoring services – Public Notification to state agencies
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Time Spent Mitigating Damage

– A security breach is no simple matter and takes quite some time to handle, effecting the overall health of the practice