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Teresa Duncan explores the dental business from behind-the-scenes of the industry to tackling management and business issues in the office.

Oct 23, 2023

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In this episode, I took a deep dive into the world of cyber attacks and cybersecurity in the dental industry. My guests Teresa Pichay of the California Dental Association and Colette Johnson of The Dentists Insurance Company shared  how phishing, vishing (it’s a thing!), and other forms of cyber attacks take advantage of human behavior and the potential consequences for dental practices. Our guests share real-life stories and offer valuable insights into protecting sensitive patient information and staying compliant with HIPAA regulations. We also touch on the rising threat of ransomware attacks and the alarming costs associated with breaches in healthcare. Nobody told me that bad cybersecurity could be not only very expensive but potentially destructive to your practice’s operations. 

Connect with the Panelists: 

  • Teresa Pichay, Senior Practice Analyst at California Dental Association - LinkedIn

  • Colette Johnson, Senior Property Claims Representative, TDIC - LinkedIn

California Dental Association (CDA)

The Dentists Insurance Company (TDIC)

HIPAA TV - Youtube


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