HIPAA: Best Practices to Securing Patient Privacy

CE Credits
1 hour

Oral health professionals often navigate a complex landscape of regulations and requirements to ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). With frequent updates and evolving guidelines, staying compliant while managing patient data can feel overwhelming

Join CareQuest Institute for a webinar that will explore the latest HIPAA updates and their implications for oral health providers. Our expert panel will provide an overview of HIPAA requirements and share best practices for digital security and protecting patient information in electronic health records. They’ll also discuss HIPAA requirements related to social media disclosures and website tracking technologies.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the fundamental principles of HIPAA, including general privacy rules, security rules, and breach notification rule standards.
  • Explain the significance of HIPAA compliance in dental practice, the importance of protecting patient health information (PHI), and potential consequences of non-compliance.
  • Apply HIPAA privacy and security rules to everyday scenarios in dental practice, including managing social media disclosures, website tracking technologies, and PHI breaches.


Hannah Cheung, MPH, MS, RDH, Health Sciences Specialist, CareQuest Institute for Oral Health


Alisa Lewis, Director, Governance Risk and Compliance, CareQuest Institute for Oral Health

This webinar will be recorded.




CareQuest Institute for Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.        
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. CareQuest Institute for Oral Health designates this activity for 1 continuing education credit.        
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) by CareQuest Institute for Oral Health.

All participating instructors in this program have disclosed that they do not have any financial arrangement or affiliation with the listed persons or entity(ies) offering financial support, products, and/or services mentioned or related to the content of this program/activity.